World Wildlife Day

Franklin Park Zoo Stone Zoo

Sunday, March 3, 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

This World Wildlife Day, learn how you can protect the future of wildlife. During scheduled zookeeper chats, you'll have the opportunity to learn directly from caretakers about some of the endangered animals that call our Zoos home. Visit an Education Station to learn more about World Wildlife Day and the species it celebrates. 

Franklin Park Zoo Schedule

  • 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Arts & crafts, Tropical Forest sloth exhibit
  • 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Education Station, Tropical Forest sloth exhibit
  • 10:30 a.m. – Tortoise zookeeper chat, Children's Zoo
  • 11:00 a.m. – Bird's World zookeeper chat
  • 11:30 a.m. – Cooter turtle zookeeper chat, Bird's World
  • 1:30 p.m. – Cotton-top tamarin zookeeper chat
  • 2:00 p.m. – Gorilla forage feed and zookeeper chat
  • 2:30 p.m. – Tiger zookeeper chat

Stone Zoo Schedule

  • 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Education station, Animal Discovery Center
  • 10:30 a.m. – Jaguar zookeeper chat
  • 2:00 p.m. – Black bear zookeeper chat

Committed to Conservation

At the same time you’re visiting our Zoos, we’re studying, sustaining, enriching, and protecting what’s right in front of you. Much of this work happens after hours, behind the scenes or even underground. Though you can't always see conservation efforts, be assured—they’re all around you. Here are just a few examples of how we put our passion to work:


Conservation Medicine Program

We're integrating 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

We're proud to support this bold effort focused on saving species and restoring them to healthy-sized populations in the wild. More
Quarters for Conservation

Quarters for Conservation

We not only support the conservation and sustainability of wildlife within our Zoo – we put our resources towards goals that matter. And you can play a role! More

Just for Kids

Event Sponsorship
Is your company interested in sponsoring this event? Zoo New England has many different types of packages that will fit your company’s goals. Please contact Audrey Bedoucha at abedoucha@zoonewengland.com or 617-989-2692 for more information.