September 22, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Buttonwood Park Zoo
425 Hawthorn St
New Bedford, MA 02740
Zoo Admission

National Elephant Appreciation Day
Sunday, September 22nd
11:00am – 2:00pm
Free with Zoo admission
Join us on Sunday, September 22nd for a BIG celebration. We welcome our community to join us in celebrating our beloved Asian elephants. Did you know that Ruth is turning 61 and Emily is turning 55!?
Join us at the Asian elephant habitat from 11 – 2 to celebrate our girls on National Elephant Appreciation Day. Take part in activities for the whole family while learning more about Asian elephants and what you can do to help this endangered species. Come watch the girls enjoy birthday themed enrichment at 1:00pm.
If you would like to bring Emily and Ruth a birthday gift, donations of unopened packages of unsalted shelled peanuts, yogurt covered raisins, and dried fruit will be accepted on their behalf.