2014 Weekly Media Send Outs
Toronto Zoo Weekly Feature - Thursday, 2014-02-12
TORONTO ZOO IS OPEN FAMILY DAY WEEKEND!
BRING YOUR FAMILY TO VISIT THE CUTEST ADDITION TO OUR ZOO FAMILY - THE POLAR BEAR CUB!
POLAR BEAR CUB NOW ON EXHIBIT!
The polar bear cub can now be seen by visitors in his outdoor den and polar bear maternity area from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm daily, there may be times when he is brought inside to enable our Veterinary and Animal Care Teams to continue to closely monitor his progress.
Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo
Saturday, February 15 to Monday February 17, 2014
11:00am to 3:00pm Daily - Caribou Cafe Patio and Tundra Trek
February is Polar Bear Month at the Toronto Zoo - and what better way to celebrate than with our very own POLAR BEAR FEST! The weekend festivities include special Meet-the-Keeper Polar Bear Talks, polar bears photobombing the Zoo's Panda Interpretive Centre, children's activities and crafts, draws for great prizes, and more!
WHAT 'S MY NAME?
The Toronto Zoo needs YOUR help in naming our male polar bear cub.
Toronto Zoo Staff have selected their top six names, and you get to vote for your favorite and help name Hudson's little brother. Once the votes have been tallied, the cub's official new name will be announced in early March.
CLICK HERE for more contest information and to submit your vote today!
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Join the cause and walk or run in support of our polar bear family, including our new cub!
Open to all runners, walkers and fitness folk of all ages and abilities. Bundle up and bring the whole family for a day of outdoor fun, fitness and fundraising. All proceeds raised from the event go towards Polar Bear Conservation! For online entry, pledge forms and further information and start times go to CanadaRunningSeries.com
. Please note registration includes admission for the day, non-transferable. Parking is $10. CLICK HERE and register today! Event beverages supplied by Coca-Cola.
Monday, February 24 to Friday, February 28, 2014
The Toronto Zoo in celebrating International Polar Bear Day by "Bundling Up For Polar Bears"! Join the challenge to help reduce the impacts of climate change. Together we can make a difference.
The Zoo’s "Bundle Up For Polar Bears" initiative where we invite families, individuals, schools and businesses to join the Zoo in bundling up by putting on your favourite sweater, hoodie, or jacket and turning down your thermostat by two degrees between February 24th and 28th. Whether you’re able to participate in one or all five days we hope that you’ll join us to do your part in ‘keeping it cool’! Register by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can log your participation.
Looking to add some adventure to your next Corporate Event?
Why not bring your herd to the wildest venue in town-The Toronto Zoo.
CLICK HEREfor full details on our extensive Corporate Events Package or to book your event today!
Current Zoo Hours: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, daily.
Last admissions one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).
General Admission (13-64 incl): $23
Seniors (65+): $18
Children (3-12): $14
Children (2 and under): FREE
Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $10
For more information, contact Lesley Dean at (416) 392-5939.
Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.
For general information visit torontozoo.com.
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