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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Call to action! Support your Zoos!

We are asking for your help to ensure that the Zoos thrive and offer these meaningful experiences. Almost every major zoo in the country is financed, in part, with public funds. They are great examples of public/private partnerships.

Franklin Park Zoo announces gorilla, Kiki, is pregnant

The staff at Franklin Park Zoo is pleased to announce that Kiki, one of the Zoo’s four female western lowland gorillas, is pregnant with her fourth baby. The birth is expected this spring.

Tribute to Women's History Month

March 2015 marks the 35th Anniversary of “Women’s History Month.” In celebration of this year’s theme, “weaving stories of women’s lives,” we share the stories of seven extraordinary women who are a part of the Zoo New England family. From educators to web designers to medical technicians and more, each of these women plays an integral part in our day-to-day operations.