Please note: Due to the Caribbean Festival Parade on Saturday, August 29, vehicular access and parking will be greatly affected around Franklin Park Zoo. Beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m., Peabody Circle will be closed to vehicular traffic and vehicular access to Franklin Park Zoo will only be available from the Shea Rotary on Morton Street. Parking for Zoo guests will only be available at the Giraffe entrance accessed via Pierpont Road.

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And our ocelot kitten's name is...

Ocelot Gallery

Maya!


Izzy the ocelot has fathered four kittens with his mate, PJ, since coming to the Zoo: A girl and three boys. The newest one, a girl, makes five. Franklin Park turned the naming of the new kitten over to PRI's The World's listeners. Full story

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Pictured above: Franklin Park Zoo's proud ocelot parent.
Visit Franklin Park Zoo's Animal pages to learn more about the ocelot.

Photo credit: Robert Michelson