22 Photos Of Wildlife In Massachusetts That Will Drop Your Jaw

The animals in Massachusetts are pretty wild. Wildly photogenic, that is. Check out these awesome pictures of local critters and creatures. They just might inspire you to visit one of our amazing local zoos and wildlife refuges.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Looking for a day filled with fur, feathers, and fun? Great local options include Stone Zoo (Stoneham), Franklin Park Zoo (Boston), Lupa Zoo (Ludlow), and Southwick’s Zoo (Mendon). What local creature do you wish you could see more of? Which native animal do you wish would just go away?