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Conservation Initiatives

Captive Breeding and Reintroduction
The Toronto Zoo participates in many captive breeding and re-introduction programs, which involve breeding rare and endangered species in human-controlled settings and, if possible, releasing these animals back into their natural habitats.
Going Green
The Toronto Zoo is a not-for-profit organization committed to energy efficient operations and environmental protection. The Zoo has motivated of volunteers, seasonal and full time staff that understand the importance of living sustainably in balance with nature. Click here to read about our green initiatives.
Motus Wildlife Tracking System
The Toronto Zoo has installed a Motus Wildlife Tracking System, which is an antenna used as part of a research program managed by Bird Studies Canada, tracking the long distance movements of small animals.