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13 DAYS OF ENRICHMENT* TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26 TO SUNDAY, JANUARY 7, 2018

On the first day of Enrichment, the Toronto Zoo gave to me...

Join us this holiday season as our animals celebrate with 13 Days of Enrichment! It's the perfect gift to enjoy some special time with friends and family with indoor pavilions, scenic walking trails and Canada's only giant pandas, here until March 18, 2018.

The Toronto Zoo's Behavioural Husbandry Program is designed to provide our animals with mental stimulation as well as choice within their environments. These experiences can include various puzzle feeders, novel substrates, and unique scents which encourage our animals to exhibit natural behaviours, and as a result are a benefit to the animals overall health and welfare.

Join us and find out more about why enrichment is important and experience our animal family receiving their very own holiday treats! Don't forget to drop off your old electronics at our Phone Apes Station at the front entrance.

Day 1 boxes
Tuesday December 26
Snow leopard
11:30 am - Snow leopard
Eurasia Wilds

Komodo dragon
11:30 am - Komodo dragon
Australasia Pavilion

Sumatran orangutan
1:00 pm - Sumatran orangutan
Indo-Malaya Pavilion

Masai giraffe
2:00 pm - Masai giraffe
Giraffe House, African Savanna

Western lowland gorilla
2:30 pm - Western lowland gorilla
African Rainforest Pavilion

Day 2 ice treats
Wednesday December 27th
Polar bears
12:00 pm - Polar bears
Tundra Trek

River otter
12:30 pm - River otter
Outside Americas Pavilion

Ring-tailed lemur
2:00 pm - Ring-tailed lemur
African Rainforest Pavilion

Day 3 browse
Thursday December 28th
Western lowland gorilla
2:30 pm - Western lowland gorilla
African Rainforest Pavilion

Masai giraffe
2:00 pm - Masai giraffe
Giraffe House, African Savanna

Day 4 paper mache
Friday December 29th
Jaguar
12:00 pm - White-faced saki, golden lion tamarin, common marmoset, prehensile tailed porcupine
Americas Primate Wing

Jaguar
1:00 pm - Tree Kangaroo
Australasia Pavilion

Jaguar
2:00 pm - Hornbill “Jonah”
Indo-Malaya Pavilion

Day 5 carnivore feeding
Saturday December 30th
Jaguar
2:00 pm - Hyena
African Savanna
Day 6 carnivore feeding
Sunday December 31st
Snow leopard
11:30 am - Snow leopard
Eurasia Wilds

Day 7 Happy New Year tree trash
Monday January 1st
Clouded leopard cubs
11:30 am - Clouded leopard cubs*
Outside Malayan Woods

Reindeer
11:30 am - Reindeer
Tundra Trek

Polar bears
12:00 pm - Polar bears
Tundra Trek

Polar bears
12:30 pm - West Caucasian tur
Eurasia Wilds

Lynx
1:00 pm - Lynx
Canadian Domain

Wood bison
1:30 pm - Wood bison
Canadian Domain

Sumatran tigers
1:30 pm - Sumatran tigers
Indo-Malaya boardwalk

Masai giraffe
2:00 pm - Masai giraffe
Giraffe House, African Savanna

Western lowland gorilla
2:30 pm - Western lowland gorilla
African Rainforest Pavilion

*weather depending
Day 8 training sessions
Tuesday January 2nd
Snow leopard
11:30 am - Snow leopard
Eurasia Wilds

Masai giraffe
12:00 pm - Masai giraffe
Giraffe House, African Savanna

Polar bears
1:00 pm - Polar bears
Tundra Trek

Day 9 browse
Wednesday January 3rd
Masai giraffe
2:00 pm - Masai giraffe
Giraffe House, African Savanna

Western lowland gorilla
2:30 pm - Western lowland gorilla
African Rainforest Pavilion

Day 10 foraging & scents
Thurdsday January 4th
Red Panda
11:30 am - Red Panda
Eurasia Wilds

Ring-tailed lemur
12:00 pm - Ring-tailed lemur
African Rainforest Pavilion

River otter
12:30 pm - River otter
Outside Americas Pavilion

Sumatran orangutan
1:00 pm - Sumatran orangutan
Indo-Malaya Pavilion

Slender-tailed meerkat
2:00 pm - Slender-tailed meerkats
African Rainforest Pavilion

Western lowland gorilla
2:30 pm - Western lowland gorilla
African Rainforest Pavilion

Day 11 ice treats
Friday January 5th
Polar bears
12:00 pm - Polar bears
Tundra Trek

River otter
12:30 pm - River otter
Outside Americas Pavilion

Ring-tailed lemur
2:00 pm - Ring-tailed lemur
African Rainforest Pavilion

Day 12 carnivore feeding
Saturday January 6th
Polar bears
12:00 pm - Polar bears
Tundra Trek

Day 13 carnivore feeding
Sunday January 7th
White Lion
11:00 am - White Lion
African Savanna
Pile of gifts


On behalf of the Toronto Zoo Staff and our over 5,000 animals, we wish you and yours the very merriest for the holiday season and in 2018!

Red panda wearing santa hat
*Free with Zoo admission. Please note event is subject to change without notice.



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