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Roger Williams Park Zoo Offers Affordable, Unique Camp Experience for Kids of All Ages

Enrollment opens on Zoo website January 14

Providence, R.I. – Registration for all 2015 ZooCamps at Roger Williams Park Zoo will be open on the Zoo’s website,, starting Wednesday, January 14.  ZooCamp is an environmental day camp that’s perfect for budding...

Giant Anteater Birth at Roger Williams Park Zoo

Providence, RI –Zookeepers in Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Tropical America House had an exciting start to their work day when they arrived on Thursday, April 5th:  Corndog, the Zoo’s female giant anteater, had delivered her baby earlier that morning. Zoo veterinarians confirmed Corndog’s pregnancy in January and were able to monitor the baby’s...

New Executive Director Arriving at Roger Williams Park Zoo

Dr. Jeremy Goodman takes charge on Monday, July 1


PROVIDENCE, RI—Jeremy Goodman, DVM will take over as the new executive director of the Roger Williams Park Zoo on Monday, July 1. He brings to his new position 15 years of experience as a zoo veterinarian, assistant director and director, most recently at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange,...

Favorable Winter & Early Spring Weather Made for Record Zoo Attendance

Providence, RI –Roger Williams Park Zoo had 132,144 visitors from the first of the year through April 30. That’s a whopping 65.9% increase over the previous year. April school vacation week alone, including the weekends, brought 46,564 visitors to the zoo, which was the highest attended week since April vacation in 2002.  


“As an outdoor...