To protect our guests, staff, volunteers and community amid concerns of the COVID-19 outbreak (novel coronavirus), Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo will be temporarily closed until further notice. All scheduled events and education programs are also cancelled during this time. >Learn more


All for Our Animals

We are here for our animals - and each other.

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While these are challenging and unprecedented times, Zoo New England remains committed, as we always have, to our mission to protect and sustain the natural world for future generations. The well-being of our animals is at the core of our organization and unites the people who comprise it. We know you care about our animals almost as much as we do, and we want to assure you that they will continue to receive the expert care they are accustomed to each and every day.

Our entire team is taking extraordinary measures to be fiscally prudent while ensuring the care of our animals and the safety of our people. Our animal care staff is on grounds at Franklin Park Zoo and Stone Zoo providing healthy diets, enrichment activities, veterinary care, and the human interaction our animals look forward to when the gates are open.

Some have asked how they can help during these challenging times. We appreciate your concern as we enter our peak attendance season without critical revenue from admission sales and other business as usual.  

You can help the animals you know and love by making a gift to our All for Our Animals Fund today. No donation is too small, and all proceeds raised will go directly towards funding critical animal care for the nearly 2,000 animals that call your Zoos home.

Animal Care at Zoo New England

Learn more about Zoo New England's commitment to animal care here in our Zoos:

Animal Care & Enrichment

Through specialized enrichment and training programs, our dedicated animal care team encourages animals to use their natural abilities and behaviors to interact with their environment. More

Zoo New England's One Health Program

This program integrates wildlife conservation, research and education through research initiatives here at our Zoos, as well as in local, regional and international programs. More

AZA SAFE: Saving Animals From Extinction

The Association of Zoos and Aquariums' global collaborative conservation effort joins together the 180 million annual zoo and aquarium visitors with the resources and collective expertise of AZA members and partners to save the most vulnerable wildlife species from extinction. More