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New Bedford’s Precious Pacyderm Ruth is Feeling Better
Ruth the elephant is doing much better.
Buttonwood Park Zoo Director Keith Lovett says it was touch and go for the pacyderm Friday and Saturday as she was suffering from gastrointestinal stasis.
Lovett tells WBSM News that changed Sunday morning when Ruth was finally able to pass much of the blockage …
Free Fun Friday
Today, Friday, August 21st, is Free Fun Friday at the Buttonwood Park Zoo and the perfect day to enjoy a family outing, courtesy of The Highland Street Foundation, who is picking up the tab, giving you and the kids free admission to see Emily, Ruth, the Bears, Piper the Fox and all th…
New Bedford Elephants Get New Toys
Legendary pacyderm citizens Emily and Ruth are enjoying some new toys thanks to the hard work of students at MassArt.
For the fourth year in a row, the students designed and constructed oversized toys for the elephants at Buttonwood Park Zoo...