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Giant Panda Farewell Speaker Series
5 Years, 4 Pandas, 10,000,000 Observations

November 18
(Ages 12 & up)

Discover how giant panda behavioural studies have impacted their conservation and care, and how the exciting work done over the last five years at the Toronto Zoo contributes to the future of this iconic species.

Special presentation by first featured speaker Gabe Magnus, Toronto Zoo Panda Behaviourist, and creator of the sensational video “Giant Panda Fall Compilation” that went viral around the world! Also included, guided tour to the Giant Panda exhibit.

TIME: 4:00PM to 6:00PM
COST*: $15 per Member, $20 per Non-Member
*A portion of the proceeds will go to giant panda research and conservation

Limited seating is available!


Presentation Dates:

November 18, 2017: 5 Years, 4 Pandas, 10,000,000 Observations
Gabe Magnus, Toronto Zoo Giant Panda Behaviourist

January 20, 2018: Giant Panda Keeper Diaries
Karyn Tunwell, Toronto Zoo Lead Panda Keeper

March 10, 2018: 5 Historic…and Crazy Years of Pandas
Maria Franke, Toronto Zoo Curator of Mammals

Three Pandas together at the Toronto Zoo

Zoo staff recording Panda observations


*Please note all events subject to change without notice.


Please note, on Wednesday, 2018-03-28 a portion of the Americas Pavilion will be closed for a special event taking place from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm. The Americas Pavilion aviary and primate wing will remain open during that time period and the full Americas Pavilion will reopen as of 12:00 pm.