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Buttonwood Zoo Welcomes New Family Member
We all miss Edison, Buttonwood Zoo’s 15 year old coyote who was "humanely euthanized by Zoo veterinary staff in July due to the worsening of advance arthritic conditions." His enclosure-mate, Cody, has taken the loss of his friend very hard and the zoo staff help hi…
Buttonwood Zoo Welcomes Baby Otters!
Cinnamon and Sugar are the two newest residents of Buttonwood Zoo in New Bedford. These North American river otter pups are just 13 weeks old and have already stolen our hearts. They had their public debut this morning and it was absolutely adorable to see them follow mommy otter, Dani, around the p…
Sandy the Seal Passes Away
The Buttonwood Park Zoo has lost a member of it's animal family. Sandy the seal was put down after suffering from liver disease for several months.
Zoo staff members had been providing treatments to the male Atlantic harbor seal to try and improve his health and assist in pain relief for the ani…