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    ZooLights

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    holiday tradition

     

    Nov 18 - Jan 8, Stone Zoo

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    To the scale of 360,000 cubic feet.

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    Field Conservation Blog

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    and learn what it takes to care for our animals!


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Today at Franklin Park Zoo

Lion Keeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Kea Keeper Chat

Daily, 12:00 p.m.

Franklin Farm Keeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

FPZ Schedule

Today at Stone Zoo

ZooLights

4:00 – 9:30 p.m.

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Upcoming Special Events

ZooLights

November 18 - January 8 (Closed 11/24 & 12/25), 4:00 to 9:30 p.m., Stone Zoo

December School Vacation Week

December 27, 28 & 29, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo

Black Bear Birthday

January 14, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Stone Zoo

All Events

Today at Franklin Park Zoo

Lion Keeper Chat

Daily, 11:00 a.m.

Kea Keeper Chat

Daily, 12:00 p.m.

Franklin Farm Keeper Chat

Daily, 3:00 p.m.

FPZ Schedule

Today at Stone Zoo

Upcoming Special Events

ZooLights

November 18 - January 8 (Closed 11/24 & 12/25), 4:00 to 9:30 p.m., Stone Zoo

December School Vacation Week

December 27, 28 & 29, 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Franklin Park Zoo

Black Bear Birthday

January 14, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Stone Zoo

All Events