JOIN US ON THURSDAY AUGUST 15TH AS THE TORONTO ZOO CELEBRATES ITS 39th BIRTHDAY!
Toronto Zoo Weekly Feature - Wednesday, 2013-08-14
The Toronto Zoo open its doors to the public on August 15,1974. Over the last 39 years the Toronto Zoo has become a World Class Zoo and Canada's premier Zoo welcoming over 1.3 million visitors a year. It is the home of over 6,000 animals, and inspires people to love, respect and protect wildlife and wild spaces daily.
DID YOU KNOW: The Toronto Zoo was originally the Riverdale Zoo which opened in 1888?
To find out more fun and exciting information about the Toronto Zoo's history and milestones CLICK HERE !
Join us at the Front Entrance Courtyard from 11:00am to 3:30pm as the "The White Caps Jazz Ensemble" from the Royal Canadian Navy's (RCN) Her Majesty's Commissioned Ship (HMCS) YORK conducts a special performance in celebration of the Zoo's Birthday!
The Birthday Celebrations Continue...
"Ginetta", our female Masai giraffe turns 30!
What do you get a giraffe on their birthday?
A gelatin birthday cake with carrots, apples and browse of course!
Join us today at 2:00pm at the Masai Giraffe exhibit as the keepers give "Ginetta" her giraffe size special birthday cake!