Please note: Volunteers, Zoo employees and local emergency responders will take part in a routine animal escape drill on Wednesday, April 26 at Franklin Park Zoo, and Thursday, April 27 at Stone Zoo. These routine drills are an important part of our preparedness training. While the drill is occurring, guests will be able to participate in the evacuation portion, and may be asked to move to certain areas within the Zoo for a brief period of time (not to exceed 10 minutes). We are very dedicated to safety and we appreciate your participation. If you have any questions about what to expect, please do not hesitate to contact us at 617-989-2000 or info@zoonewengland.com.

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Franklin Park Zoo celebrates ostrich hatch

Daily walks, three feedings a day and attentive care are all in a day’s work for the zookeepers who are raising an ostrich chick at Franklin Park Zoo.

Update on Amari, the giraffe calf

Amari, the Masai giraffe calf, continues to thrive thanks to the dedicated staff who have been caring for her since she was born on July 24. Caring for the calf has required around the clock dedicated attention, coordination and teamwork by the zoo’s skilled animal management and veterinary teams.