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Latest News 

Latest News

Enjoy a Party “as Big as the Earth Itself” from April 21st – 25th

RWP Zoo’s annual “Party for the Planet” will provide lots of family fun during Rhode Island’s largest Earth Day celebration.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In honor of Earth Day, Roger Williams Park Zoo is hosting “Party for the Planet,” a full week of green-themed events to provide lots of fun for families to share. The event...

New Director for Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Development Efforts

PROVIDENCE, RI— Effective September 3, Brooke Fairman has taken charge of fundraising and development efforts at Roger Williams Park Zoo.  Having completed two stints as donor relations director at Salvation Army corps in Connecticut and Rhode Island, she opted to remain in Rhode Island when she was asked to relocate to New Jersey. As the new director of development at the Zoo,...

Just in Time for Mother’s Day: Roger Williams Park Zoo Announces Rare Birth

First Matschie’s tree kangaroo birth at RWP Zoo in over 20 years, and one of only three born in captivity in the U.S. last year

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Providence, R.I. – Just in time for Mother’s Day, Roger Williams...

Nationally Acclaimed Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular Returns to Roger Williams Park Zoo this October

Artful Display of 5,000 Pumpkins to Run October 2nd – November 2nd 

Twitter post:  Acclaimed Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular returns to...