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Carousel Village in Roger Williams Park has new Management

Roger Williams Park Zoo now operates the popular Park facility

Providence, R.I. – Roger Williams Park Zoo was recently awarded the contract to operate the Carousel Village in Roger Williams Park. After closing the facility for four days for initial improvements, the Carousel was reopened on Saturday, May 16 under Zoo management. As part of the...

Giant Anteater Birth at Roger Williams Park Zoo

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Providence, R.I. – Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Tropical America building has an exciting new addition that arrived on Friday afternoon, July 25th:  Corndog, the Zoo’s female giant anteater, had delivered her...

Enjoy Feathery Fun at Roger Williams Park Zoo

With four new species added, Zoo now exhibits 26 kinds of birds

Providence, R.I. – The butterflies aren’t the only new species taking wing at Roger Williams Park Zoo. Zoo visitors can enjoy some feathery fun checking out the four new bird species joining the collection this summer. The newcomers bring the Zoo’s tally of feathery species...

New Executive Director to lead Roger Williams Park Zoo

Led Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, New Jersey since 2004.


PROVIDENCE, RI— The trustees of the Rhode Island Zoological Society (RIZS) announced today that they have selected Jeremy Goodman, DVM as the new executive director of the Zoo and the Society. RIZS supports and manages the Zoo, which is owned by the City of...