Buttonwood Park Zoo will be open free to the public on Sunday, August 12
New Bedford, MA - Join us as we celebrate the memory of Shulamith R. Friedland. Through a generous family gift, Buttonwood Park Zoo will be open free to the public on Sunday, August 12 during regular operating hours. We invite the community to enjoy the Zoo, complimentary performances of the Toe Jam Puppet Band and activities throughout the day.
About Buttonwood Park Zoo & Buttonwood Park Zoological Society
The Buttonwood Park Zoological Society (BPZS), a private, non-profit organization, was founded in 1969 to support the Buttonwood Park Zoo (BPZ) so that the Zoo will be a significant contributor to the conservation of nature both at home and throughout the world.
Buttonwood Park Zoo (BPZ) features over 250 animals and 30 exhibits, including elephants, bison, mountain lions, bears, eagles, seals, otters, and farm animals. BPZ is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and has been called "one of the finest small zoos in the United States" by that organization. For more information, visit www.bpzoo.org or call (508) 991-6178.