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Male, 1-year-old Masai giraffe named Enzi

Roger Williams Park Zoo Welcomes ‘Powerful’ New Giraffe: 1-Year-Old Enzi Joins the Herd

Providence, RI (June 17, 2024) Roger Williams Park Zoo announces the arrival of Enzi, a one-year-old male giraffe. Enzi, whose name translates to “powerful” in Swahili will join the Zoo’s…

new red panda habitat building with double windows and large red panda signage

Red Panda Paradise: Roger Williams Park Zoo Unveils Cutting-Edge Habitat

Providence, RI (March 2024) Roger Williams Park Zoo announces the opening of a newly built, cutting-edge habitat designed specifically for its red pandas, Kendji and Zan. This meticulously crafted sanctuary…

animatronic red dragon in the woods

Magnificent Dragons and Mythical Marvels at Roger Williams Park Zoo

PROVIDENCE, RI (Feb. 2024) Dragons, mermaids, Loch Ness monster, griffins and unicorns… were they real or imagined? Guests can visit the Dragons & Mythical Creatures exhibit at the Roger Williams…

elephant keepers treating an Asian elephant's foot pads

Roger Williams Park Zoo’s Elephant Zookeeper Brett Haskins gave Endangered Asian Elephants in Nepal the Ultimate Foot Care

Providence RI (January 9, 2024 ) Brett Haskins, a zookeeper at Roger Williams Park Zoo, recently embarked on a two-week journey to volunteer at the National Trust for Nature Conservancy’s…

child petting goat in snow

Half-price Winter Wonder Days and Free Day Dec. 27th with Food Donation

PROVIDENCE, RI (Dec. 1, 2023) January and February bring the perfect weather to New England for visiting the Zoo and seeing animals outside, enjoying nature’s cooler temperatures. Roger Williams Park…

Damaris Messina Board Member Headshot

Roger Williams Park Zoo Welcomes New Board Member

PROVIDENCE, RI (August 22, 2023) Roger Williams Park Zoo is pleased to announce that Damaris R. Messina has joined the Rhode Island Zoological Society Board of Directors. The Zoo’s Board…

pumpkin with carving of gondola ride

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular: Pumpkins Around the World!

September 28-Oct 31, 2023 Providence, Rhode Island (August 16, 2023)   New England’s favorite fall event is back at Roger Williams Park Zoo. This year’s Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, presented by Citizens, takes you…

10 Years Brew at the Zoo logo in front of guests attending Brew at the Zoo event. Guests are dressed in animal print and holding tasting cups.

Brew at the Zoo at Roger Williams Park Zoo

PROVIDENCE, RI (July 13, 2023) Celebrate the 10th annual Brew at the Zoo on August 26th at 5 pm. Guests will tap into their wild side at this adults-only evening…

Veterinarian team observing and working on shaving giraffe Jaffa's hoof while other vet support staff monitor his vitals.

Roger Williams Park Zoo Performs Successful Procedure on Giraffe

A team of 45 animal care specialists assisted with the treatment PROVIDENCE, RI (June 20, 2023) Jaffa, a 12-year-old male giraffe at Roger Williams Park Zoo, is recovering from a…

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