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Roger Williams Park Zoo Announces Summer Season Offerings

Butterfly exhibit joins rock wall and camel rides as daily offerings; Season kickoff event scheduled for Saturday, May 24

Editor’s Note: Reporters are welcome to experience any of these activities, and/or incorporate them into their on-air programming. Please contact us to make arrangements in advance.

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Sichuan Takin exhibit opened at Roger Williams Park Zoo

The two males are the only ones of their species in the North East

Providence, RI – Follow the Marco Polo Trek at Roger Williams Park Zoo and take advantage of a rare opportunity to see Sichuan takin, the only ones of their kind in the entire Northeast.  Takin are impressive in appearance with large horns, prominent moose-like snouts, and powerful...

Roger Williams Park Zoo Opens an Outdoor Play and Nature Exploration Area

Features Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard and the CVS Caremark All Kids Can Treehouse

Providence, RI— Today at Roger Williams Park Zoo, the ribbon was cut at the opening of Hasbro’s Our Big Backyard, an outdoor play and nature exploration area for children and their families. The innovative play space was funded in part by a lead grant from the...

20th Anniversary of “Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts,” Raises Over $276,000 for Roger Williams Park Zoo

Select participating restaurants applauded for diner-pleasing offerings

Providence, RI— Roger Williams Park Zoo’s annual fundraising event “Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts,” held on Saturday, June 30th, raised over $276,000  for the Zoo, thanks to the support of local businesses and sponsors, a dedicated committee of...