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Giant Panda Cubs Update - Introduced to the Outdoors!



Photo credit: Toronto Zoo

TORONTO, ON, Wednesday, May 4, 2016: Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue have been introduced to the outdoors! As the weather gets nicer, they will continue to have more access to the outdoors, often with mom, Er Shun. Be sure to visit them from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm daily!

Please CLICK HERE for more information on Giant Panda Conservation at the Toronto Zoo.





CELEBRATE MOTHER'S DAY AT THE ZOO!

Sunday, May 8, 2016

Celebrate mom’s special day with a trip to the Toronto Zoo on Mother’s Day! Bring your mom to learn about some of our wild and wonderful zoo moms! Guests will have the opportunity to learn, directly from our Toronto Zoo expert, Maria Franke, Curator of Mammals, about motherhood within the animal kingdom and their babies.

The event includes light refreshments including tea, coffee, sweets and fruit and all the ladies are eligible to win prizes, including a jar of delicious Mary Macleod's Handmade All-Butter Shortbread and a $100 gift certificate to the Oshawa Centre.

Each session includes a 40 minute educational and fun Mother’s Day presentation focusing on the Toronto Zoo’s newest zoo babies followed by a Q & A.

Afterwards, you'll also be able to visit the Mom's around the Zoo so don't forget to drop by and visit Aurora, our polar bear, Ashakiran our Indian rhino, white lion Makali, and Er Shun our giant panda, and more!

Tickets to this event are $12.00 for members and $15.00 for non-members and include taxes.
*Note, the non-member ticket rate does not include regular admission to the Zoo.


HELP US NAME OUR INDIAN RHINO CALF!


Our adorable Indian rhino calf needs a name, and we need your help! Three of our Wildlife Care Indian Rhino Keepers have each chosen a potential name for the calf… but they just couldn’t all agree on one name! So we need you to help decide which is the BEST name for our rhino calf.

CLICK HERE to learn more about him.

You can vote on your favourite name until 12:00 pm on Tuesday, May 17, 2016


TORONTO ZOO'S 2016 RAISE YOUR GLASS FOR RHINOS

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm




Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo

Join us for a unique evening of conservation and fun at the Toronto Zoo where you will raise your glass in support of the critically endangered rhino. Tickets to this special night will include food and wine pairings with support from Thirty Bench Winery.

The evening will begin with light appetizers and a wine pairing, from 6:00pm to 6:40pm, and include a live auction at 6:45pm where guests can bid on a one-on-one close encounter with the rhinos that very evening! We will then embark on an exclusive Zoomobile tour to our Indian and White Rhino Exhibits as well as Meet The Keeper Experiences at 7:00pm. Upon our return, at 8:00pm, we will sit down to a delicious meal and specially chosen Thirty Bench Winery.

Cost (Per Adult): $85.00 per member AND $95.00 per non-member. Parking is included and ticket provides the guest to access to the Toronto Zoo from 5:00pm.

*Online registration closes at midnight on [Friday, June 5, 2016].
*Must be 19 years or older, please provide valid ID.




       

CURRENT ZOO HOURS :



9:00 am - 7:00 pm daily

Last admission one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).

ADMISSION FEES

BEGINNING

SATURDAY

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General Admission (13-64): $28
Seniors (65+): $23
Children (3-12): $18
Children (2 and under): FREE

Members: FREE

Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $12 year round

For more information, contact Amanda Chambers at (416) 392-5974.

Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.



For general information visit

torontozoo.com

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Toronto Zoo is accredited by CAZA (Canada's Accredited Zoos and Aquariums) and AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums). Look for these logos 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 and aza.org

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