Thursday, August 5: Franklin Park Zoo will close at 2:30 p.m. for a private event. Boston Lights will open at 8:00 p.m. Please plan your visit accordingly!

• Please review our current Health & Safety Updates (FPZ and SZ) before your visit.
• Non-Members: Online reservations are required for admission tickets.
• Members: Advance reservations for daytime admission are not required.

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And our ocelot kitten's name is...

Ocelot Gallery

Maya!


Izzy the ocelot has fathered four kittens with his mate, PJ, since coming to the Zoo: A girl and three boys. The newest one, a girl, makes five. Franklin Park turned the naming of the new kitten over to PRI's The World's listeners. Full story

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Pictured above: Franklin Park Zoo's proud ocelot parent.
Visit Franklin Park Zoo's Animal pages to learn more about the ocelot.

Photo credit: Robert Michelson