Jan29

January 29, 2018

Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes Bernardo the sloth

Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes Bernardo the sloth Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomed Bernardo a 16 year-old male sloth to his new home in the zoo’s Rainforests, Rivers & Reefs building. Bernardo, a two-toed sloth, is the first sloth to call the zoo home. Source: Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes Bernardo the sloth

Jan29

January 29, 2018

Students visit Zoo thanks to private donor

Students visit Zoo thanks to private donor For the second year in a row a private donor to the Buttonwood Park Zoological Society has funded the transportation costs for all New Bedford 1st and 2nd graders to visit Buttonwood Park Zoo. Source: Students visit zoo thanks to private donor

Oct24

October 24, 2017

Buttonwood Zoo celebrates birth of first monkey

Buttonwood Zoo celebrates birth of first monkey NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (WPRI) – The Buttonwood Park Zoo is celebrating the birth of the first primate born in its Rainforests, Rivers and Reefs exhibit. “The opening of Rainforests, Rivers and Reefs marked the first time primates have resided at the Zoo in decades,” Zoo Director Keith Lovett said. […]

Oct24

October 24, 2017

Cute monkey born at Buttonwood Park Zoo

Cute monkey born at Buttonwood Park Zoo The Buttonwood Park Zoo in New Bedford has welcomed an adorable little monkey to its family. A Bolivian gray titi monkey, who is about a month old, is acclimating to the zoo with the help of its proud parents. Source: WJAR

Oct24

October 24, 2017

Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes birth of Bolivian gray titi monkey

Buttonwood Park Zoo welcomes birth of Bolivian gray titi monkey NEW BEDFORD — Buttonwood Park Zoo is celebrating the birth of a Bolivian gray titi monkey: the first species born to primates in the new Rainforests, Rivers & Reefs exhibit. Source: SouthCoastToday  

Oct24

October 24, 2017

Out and About: Howl at the Zoo

Browse through our photos of Howl at the Zoo held Friday, Oct.20, 2017 at the Buttonwood Park Zoo, New Bedford. Source: Out and About: Howl at the Zoo

Oct24

October 24, 2017

Buttonwood Park Zoo the place to bee

Buttonwood Park Zoo the place to bee The Buttonwood Park Zoo is buzzing with excitement over its new beehives. “Bee populations continue to decline due to pesticide use and habitat loss,” a press release from Buttonwood Park Zoo stated. “As an institution dedicated to the conservation of wildlife of all shapes and sizes, the Zoo decided […]

Oct17

October 17, 2017

Out and About: Boo at the Zoo

Out and About: Boo at the Zoo Browse through our photos of Boo at the Zoo held Saturday, October 14 2017 at the Buttonwood Park Zoo. Source: Out and About: Boo at the Zoo

Aug28

August 28, 2017

Conservation starts young with Puddle Jumpers program

Conservation starts young with Puddle Jumpers program “Getting kids outside, it creates a passion for conservation and a love for nature. It’s really important to start them off early,” said Hamilton.

Aug4

August 4, 2017

Sneak peek of the new Rainforests, Rivers & Reefs at Buttonwood Park Zoo on July 28, 2017.

Source: Sneak peek of the new Rainforests, Rivers & Reefs at Buttonwood Park Zoo on July 28, 2017.