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UPDATE: “Fester” the Corpse Flower Will Not Bloom after All

Update, Friday, October 17: Unfortunately, it appears that #Bloomwatch has ended without its eponymous bloom. Officials at Boston’s Franklin Park Zoo say “Fester,” its rare “corpse flower” that had […]

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#Bloomwatch Is Over: The ‘Corpse Flower’ at the Franklin Park Zoo Has Bloomed

Update, Sunday, October 2: #Bloomwatch is officially over. “Pugsley” bloomed overnight, and is currently emitting its rare stench at the Franklin Park Zoo. Zoo officials made […]

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Franklin Park Zoo Wants You to Help Name Its New Baby Gorilla

Update, July 10, 10:00 a.m. The baby gorilla born in May at the Franklin Park Zoo finally has a name! World, meet Aziza. Aziza was one […]

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12 Adorable Animals You Have to See at Zoo New England

  Franklin Park Zoo: 1 Franklin Park Road, Boston. Stone Zoo: 149 Pond St., Stoneham. ZooNewEngland.org.

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Zoo Wants Rare Hippos to Make a Match

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but love is still blossoming at the Franklin Park Zoo. And workers there are hoping the romance will lead […]

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The Franklin Park Zoo’s New Zebra Is Named ‘Jakobi’

As we informed you earlier this week, The Franklin Park Zoo allowed fans to vote on a name for its new Grevy zebra foal, choosing […]

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Should We Name the Franklin Park Zoo’s New Zebra ‘Papi’?

On October 16, Franklin Park Zoo zebra residents Evita and Menelik welcomed a baby Grevy zebra foal into the world, and good parents that they […]

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Animal Attraction: The Franklin Park Zoo’s Four Biggest Characters

  Illustration by John Ueland Christopher, an African lion, bellows six times daily to “convey to all the other lions in Dorchester that this is his occupied […]