A baird's tapir at Franklin Park Zoo (©Zoo New England)
From lowland gorillas, ring-tailed lemurs and ocelots, to African lions, white tigers, Masai giraffes and Grant’s zebras, Franklin Park Zoo is home to hundreds of exotic animals from around the globe. Exhibits include: Aussie Aviary with its colorful budgies, and Tiger Tails. Open M-F 10 am-5 pm, Sa-Su 10 am-6 pm. Admission: $14-20, free under age 2.