Archive for August, 2009

Franklin Park Zoo’s baby giraffe needs a name and we’d like your help!

Visit the gift shop at Franklin Park Zoo to submit a name for the baby giraffe! Entries will be accepted through August 31. From these entries, five name finalists will be selected and the public will then be invited to vote on the winner online or at the Zoo.

The winner(s) will receive a special behind-the-scenes tour and will have the opportunity to meet our giraffe family up-close!baby giraffe on exhibit 2

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August 14, 2009 at 1:52 pm Leave a comment

Joint Birthday Party for Kiki and Kira – Saturday, August 15th!

Mom, Kiki, and her daughter, Kira, will celebrate their August birthdays together during a special birthday party at Franklin Park Zoo (Kira’s 10th birthday is August 8 and Kiki’s 28th birthday is August 23). Zoo visitors will enjoy complimentary banana-themed treats donated from Konditor Meister Bakery in Braintree and Green Hills Traditional Irish Bakery in Dorchester. Moms, daughters and their entire family are welcome!

Visit the Tropical Forest to see the gorilla exhibit festively decorated and watch as Kiki and Kira enjoy birthday treats made especially for them! The decorations and special gorilla treats are generously donated by volunteers. Additionally, visitors can learn more about gorillas at a special education station set up inside the Tropical Forest.

Saturday, August 15, 2009
11:00AM

Event is free with regular paid admission
*Taking place inside the Tropical Forest*Kira

August 6, 2009 at 8:58 pm Leave a comment


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