Animals

Half-Priced Winter Wonder Days At Zoo

Winter Wonder Days are back. Enjoy half-priced admission during the months of January and February. It may be cold but it’s the perfect weather for viewing animals outside enjoying nature’s cooler temperatures. And perfect for getting out of the house with the kids . . . even toddlers can run around safely and burn off

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Animal Ambassadors Making The PCL Rounds

Audubon Society Animal Ambassadors will be visiting a variety of Providence Community Library locations with snakes, owls, or turtles. Audubon educators and animal ambassadors will visit nine Providence libraries August 18-27 to encourage nature discovery and exploration. Library visitors may meet an owl up close, discover their amazing adaptations for survival and find out where

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Taxidermy/Art Symposium At Bell Gallery

Taxidermy, Art, and the Animal Question: A Symposium will be presented Friday and Saturday in conjunction with the Dead Animals show (up through March 27) at Bell Gallery. Artist Rachel Poliquin gives the keynote lecture —Taxidermy and the Poetics of Strangeness — at 7:30pm, Friday, February 26. Several lectures on Saturday, February 27: 9:30am —

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Good Deals Looking At Animals Or Art

Free and Warm: The art is kept indoors and sometimes it’s free. The RISD Museum of Art charges no admission on Sundays, and the third Thursday evening of each month (details and schedule here). Cheap and Bracing: It’s Winter Wonder Days at Roger Williams Park Zoo with special half-off winter rates through January and February.

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Bonniedale Animals In Jeopardy

UPDATE: The Projo has an update on the eviction, and plans to care for the animals. ORIGINAL,12/8: Fortunately Dr. Ernest Finocchio, head of the Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, appears to be on top of the dire situation developing at Bonniedale Farms in Glocester. Yesterday morning Dan MacKenzie, the owner

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Who’s a Good Dog

This might not be Narragansett Bay — I’m not a beach person — but it is a gray seal, one of the four types we have around here. (Kind of looks like B.J. Novak.) This Saturday ‘Save the Bay’ starts up its seal watch and lighthouse cruises around Rose Island aboard the Alletta Morris. They

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