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Elephant Appreciation Day at BPZOO

Buttonwood Park 425 Hawthorn St., New Bedford, MA

Elephant Appreciation Day is on Sunday, Sept. 25, at the Buttonwood Park Zoo. The public is welcome to join in honoring and celebrating Ruth and Emily. Ruth is turning 64, and Emily will be 58 years old. Stop by the Asian elephant habitat for educational activities and enrichment offerings from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.