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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

Proceeds from this day go to the Endangered Species Reserve Fund

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.


for more information and to view the three suggested routes. 

On behalf of the Toronto Zoo and our 5,000+ animals,

Happy Holidays!

*Please note this is an outdoor event and subject to change without notice.

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.

December Enrichment Extravaganza

Did you know that the giant Pacific octopus is one of the most highly intelligent invertebrates on the planet? They are able to learn how to manipulate a variety of puzzle feeders, mazes and can even open jars!

Come out to the Americas Pavilion every Saturday in December at 1:30 pm for a special enrichment feeding and see if our keepers can "stump" this incredible species.


to learn more about how we use enrichment in our animal's everyday lives.

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


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




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