Toronto Zoo Weekly Feature - Wednesday, 2014-04-16
Saturday, April 19 to Monday, April 21, 2014
10:00am to 4:00pm
Spring has sprung at the Toronto Zoo, and it's the place to be this Easter Weekend! This year we are celebrating Easter in the Conservation Connection Centre with crafts, colouring, egg-ducational activities and giant panda mascots who will be dressed in their Easter best! What is Easter without eggs? Visit one of our many free Daily Keeper Talks to experience egg-citing enrichment, plus keep your eyes peeled for festive eggs in various animal exhibits all throughout the Zoo site. These may be blue eggs, green eggs, spotted eggs, animal print eggs, frozen popsicle eggs and gelatin eggs oh my! Hop by of our Spring Awakening Volunteer Stations to discover the amazing array of unconventional eggs found in the animal kingdom.
NEW! We want you to get "Springy" with it! Find an Easter photo op inside one of the Zoo's pavilions, take your photo and post it on Instagram #torontozooeaster. Have fun and be creative!
Friday, April 18, 2014
9:30am to 5:00pm
Feeling tired of chasing a bunny for the same ol' eggs? Join the Crocs Crew at the Toronto Zoo, and go on the search for all kinds of our spotted, scaly and feathery animals’ eggs!
This Good Friday, Crocs will be putting a family-friendly twist on the classic Easter Egg Hunt at the Toronto Zoo. Participants will be asked to spot turtle eggs, python eggs, Komodo dragon eggs, and crocodile eggs in order to receive a stamp in their Crocs’ Egg Hunt Passport. Children who get three stamps or more will receive a special prize from Duke. Additionally, families who find the hidden golden egg in their passport will win a $100 Crocs gift card.
While there, you can check out the cool Crocs styles on display, and scan the QR codes to learn more. It’s sure to be a hoppin' (er, Crocin?) good time.
IT'S A GIRL!
Help Us Name Our Baby Gorilla
Submissions close APE-ril 22nd at noon.
To celebrate the month of Ape-ril, the Toronto Zoo is asking for help in naming our newest member of the Western Lowland Gorilla Troop - a female born, to mom, Ngozi, and dad, Charles on
January 10, 2014. For full details on the contest, the baby gorilla and how the Toronto Zoo is helping to save and protect this critically endangered species CLICK HERE
Photo Credit: Bill Longo
Love wildlife and people? Join our diverse team of active and enthusiastic Toronto Zoo Volunteers!
We are now recruiting Summer Information and Panda Ambassador Volunteers.
for more information and to learn how to apply!
Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:00am to 2:30pm, Administrative Boardroom
Each year, the Toronto Zoo hosts rattlesnake workshops for the people who share habitat with rattlesnakes near their homes and cottages, and where they work and play. Space is limited. For a $5 donation: snacks, lots of fun, resources to take home and time to visit our interactive Massasauga area on the Zoo site. To register or more information please call 416-392-5968 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
9:30am to 3:30pm
Discover how to take your students' learning to a new level within the natural setting of the Toronto Zoo! Visit our educational booths in the main courtyard to learn more about the school programs and teacher resources available. * Pre-registration is mandatory for this event.
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Current Zoo Hours: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, WEEKDAYS.
9:30 am to 6:00 pm, WEEKENDS/HOLIDAYS.
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.
Toronto Zoo is accredited by CAZA (Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums). Look for this logo whenever you visit a Canadian zoo as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you, and a better future for all living things. For more information, visit caza.ca.