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Dec31

December 31, 2018

Buttonwood Park Zoo and its guests contribute internationally to save endangered species.

Coins for Conservation To date, over $50,000 has been raised for various organizations and conservation programs all over the world. In the final months of 2018, these funds have supported three international initiatives designed to help critically endangered species in the wild. Source: Buttonwood Park Zoo and its guests contribute internationally to save endangered species.

Dec26

December 26, 2018

Buttonwood Park Zoo announces lineup for lecture series

Wildlife Education Series The third season of the Buttonwood Park Zoo and Zoological Society’s Wildlife Education Series kicks off in January. Launched in the fall of 2016 as a lecture series on all things wild, this season’s lineup focuses on relevant animal and environmental issues including sharks, turtles and coyotes. Source: Buttonwood Park Zoo announces […]

Dec16

December 16, 2018

PHOTOS: Buttonwood Park Zoo’s Art Gone Wild

Art Gone Wild The Buttonwood Park Zoo’s 5th annual Art Gone Wild online art auction raised its highest amount yet, totalling nearly $6,000 going towards conservation and education programs at the Zoo. Source: PHOTOS: Buttonwood Park Zoo’s Art Gone Wild

Nov6

November 6, 2018

Baby Boo at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Baby Boo at Buttonwood Park Zoo The Buttonwood Park Zoo hosted its latest Baby Boo at the Zoo earlier today and it did not disappoint. This “mini” Halloween party was full of the cutest little babies, somehow made even cuter in these adorable costumes. Click here for a photo gallery from Fun 107.

Oct23

October 23, 2018

Boo At The Zoo Photo Gallery 2018

Spooktacular Fun for the Whole Family View a photo gallery from Boo at the Zoo. Source: Boo At The Zoo 2018

Oct9

October 9, 2018

Buttonwood Park Zoo achieves fourth consecutive AZA accreditation

Buttonwood Park Zoo achieves fourth consecutive AZA accreditation   On September 22, 2018 the Buttonwood Park Zoo was awarded accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. This prestigious accreditation marks the fourth consecutive time and the fifteenth straight year the Zoo has met or exceeded the highest zoological standards in the world. Source: Buttonwood Park […]

Sep19

September 19, 2018

Trunkfuls of love: Ruth and Emily have brought joy to generations

BIG Celebration at the Buttonwood Park Zoo If elephants never forget, Ruth and Emily have a lot of faces to remember — generations of them. The Asian elephants at Buttonwood Park Zoo are reaching major milestones this year: for Ruth, her 60th birthday, and for Emily, her 50th anniversary at Buttonwood. Source: Trunkfuls of love: […]

Sep4

September 4, 2018

It’s not litter, it’s enrichment

It’s not litter, it’s enrichment!   AT THE BUTTONWOOD PARK ZOO, we know that animal enrichment is a key component to animal welfare. Enrichment is one of the most important things our zookeepers do for, and with, our resident animals! The purpose behind enrichment is to stimulate each animal’s natural behavior and provide variety in […]

Aug21

August 21, 2018

New Elephant Enrichment Toys Courtesy of Mass Art

New Elephant Enrichment Toys Courtesy of Mass Art   Everyone’s favorite elephants Emily and Ruth recently received some new enrichment toys, courtesy of MassArt students. While working on their designs for the new toys, sculpture, painting, and industrial design students paid several visits to the zoo, where they had the opportunity to meet Emily and […]

Jul6

July 6, 2018

The Zoo’s resident coyote featured in Natural History Magazine

The Zoo’s resident coyote featured in Natural History Magazine   ◙ Download of the “Coyote Continent” article HERE Molly, the Buttonwood Park Zoo’s coyote-in-residence, makes her scientific magazine pictorial debut in a story just released in Natural History Magazine, “Coyote Continent”.  Natural History Magazine was first published in 1900 and since its founding, has chronicled […]

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