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Bat Night 2019

August 17, 2019
8:00PM – 9:30PM

Join us for our annual celebration of bats at Toronto Zoo. Your evening begins with an informative presentation by two of Canada’s leading bat experts, Dr. Brock Fenton and Dr. Paul Faure, as they shed some light on these mysterious and often misunderstood creatures.  Then, experience the Zoo after dark for a short tour as we venture out to "listen to the night" and identify wild bats using special “bat detectors”.     You’ll also have a chance to meet two big brown bats from Dr. Faure’s research colony for an up close look at this common Ontario species while discovering more about the work being done at the Zoo and across the province to monitor and help protect these important creatures!


  • Informative presentation
  • Special outreach animal visitor
  • Chance to accompany the experts to find wild bats in the Zoo

COST: $15 Member/ $20 Non-Member

Recommended for ages 12 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost is per individual

Register here!

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*Please note all events subject to change without notice.


Please be advised that the African Savanna will be closed for Brew at the Zoo as of 2:00pm on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The area will open as usual on Sunday, September 1, 2019. We apologize for any inconvenience.