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New Bedford’s Buttonwood Park Zoo’s Asian elephant, ‘Ruth’ turns 64-years old!

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“Can you believe that Ruth ๐Ÿ˜ is turning 64!? Ruth is one of the oldest Asian elephants in North America and it is an honor to have her in our care.

Join us on Sunday, September 25th for educational activities from 11:00am โ€“ 2:00pm, with a Happy Birthday sing-a-long & special enrichment happening at 1:00pm.

If you would like to bring Emily and Ruth a special treat, donations of unopened packages of unsalted shelled peanuts, yogurt covered raisins, and dried fruit will be accepted on their behalf.” -Buttonwood Park Zoo.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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