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2015 Weekly Media Send Outs

NEW Toronto Zoo Treats and Talks
Saturday, December 26, 2015

Zoo Hours: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

 Event Hours: 11:00 am to 2:30 pm

The Toronto Zoo is the place to be on Boxing Day!

Enjoy 50% off admission all day and check out our extensive Keeper Talk Program that offers a fun holiday theme and delightful seasonal treats for the Zoo's animals. Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Daily Bread Food Bank and any old cellphones to help support the Great Ape Conservation program. Plus, if you are looking to warm-up from the cold why not drop by the Zoo's new Indoor Giraffe Exhibit, or one of the Zoo's five indoor and exotic pavilions.
On behalf of the Toronto Zoo and our 5,000+ animals, Happy Holidays!


for more information and to view the three suggested routes. 
*Please note this is an outdoor event and subject to change without notice. Proceeds from this day go to the Endangered Species Reserve Fund.


3rd Annual Move Your Paws For The Polar Bear Cause

1K/5K Walk/Run

Saturday, February 27, 2015


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! Support the Toronto Zoo and polar bears and invite your friends, family and colleagues to pledge a participant. For online entry, pledge forms and further information and start times go to

 Remember, all proceeds from the Move Your Paws for the Polar Bear Cause Walk/Run will support the Toronto Zoo’s conservation, education and research activities with polar bears

Adopt An Animal “Kiko the Giraffe” Holiday Package

For the animal lovers on your shopping list this year!

Our “Kiko the Giraffe” Adopt An Animal package is the perfect gift this Christmas. This special package includes a plush giraffe, adoption certificate, an invitation to Parent’s Day at the Zoo and more! Best of all, each animal “parent” will be entered into a draw to win a behind-the-scenes tour for four guests to meet Kiko in person!


or call 416-392-9114 to order.

Upcoming Events:

Holiday Drop and Shop (Children ages 4 to 12) - Pre-Registered Event

Saturday, December 5 OR Saturday, December 12, 2015

9:30 am to 3:30 pm

Parents, drop off your kids for a fun day at the Zoo while you finish up your holiday shopping. Your child's day will be a wild mix of Zoo tours, an animal encounter, a visit to our giant panda, crafts, games, and a festive afternoon with snacks and treats. What a great way to fill a winter weekend!


for more information and to register.

Events are subject to change without notice.



9:30am - 4:30pm, daily
 Last admission one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round

(except Dec. 25th).


General Admission (13-64): $23
Seniors (65+): $18
Children (3-12): $14
Children (2 and under): FREE

Members: FREE

Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $12 year round

For more information, contact Lesley Dean at (416) 392-5939.

Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.
For general information visit


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