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Latest News 

Latest News

Enjoy a Party “as Big as the Earth Itself” from April 21st – 25th

RWP Zoo’s annual “Party for the Planet” will provide lots of family fun during Rhode Island’s largest Earth Day celebration.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – In honor of Earth Day, Roger Williams Park Zoo is hosting “Party for the Planet,” a full week of green-themed events to provide lots of fun for families to share. The event...

Spring comes to Roger Williams Park Zoo with the return of two popular events

Egg Scavenger Hunt and Visits with the Easter Bunny scheduled for late March


PROVIDENCE, RI—Roger Williams Park Zoo offers two fun experiences to start off your family’s spring fun. The annual Egg Scavenger Hunt will take place on Sunday, March 24th, and the popular Visits with the Easter...

“Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts” Raised Over $260,000 for Roger Williams Park Zoo’s education and conservation programs.

Providence, RI— Thanks to the support of local businesses and sponsors, a dedicated committee of community leaders and about 1,300 guests  Roger Williams Park Zoo’s annual fundraising event “Zoobilee! Feast with the Beasts,” held on Saturday, June 29th, raised over $260,000 for the Zoo. A “wild” time was had by all, and all for a good cause...

Popular Gibbon passed away at RWP Zoo

We are sad to report our female  white cheeked gibbon, Gloria,  passed away on December 21, 2012.

For the past year, she received extensive medical care; however, her condition began to deteriorate significantly in recent weeks. Due to the sever decline in her quality of life it was decided that euthanasia was the kindest choice for her.

Gloria was part of our...