HAPPY SIX MONTHS TO PRIVATE JUNO!
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CLICK HERE for more photos of Juno at six months
TORONTO, ON, Wednesday, May 11, 2016: Born on Remembrance Day 2015, Juno was named in honour of Juno Beach and was adopted by the Canadian Army as the first polar bear to "bear" an official rank.
She continues to grow into a very independent cub who loves to explore her exhibit and wrestle with any toys wrapped in blankets. She now weighs 30.6kg, and eats three meals a day either in a bowl or in enrichment items to keep her stimulated and engaged. These meals include formula, meat, smelt and seal oil. The Keepers continue to incorporate her into the behavioural husbandry program with daily training sessions, and she now also has the option to swim in her little pool in the polar bear maternity habitat.
Visit her daily from 9:30am to 7:00pm and wish her a happy six month bear-thday!
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for more information on Juno and Polar Bear Conservation at the Toronto Zoo.
LESS THAN ONE WEEK REMAINING
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
Meet our newest addition to our Bactrian camel family in Eurasia Wilds
Suria the camel has two humps!
Photo Credit: Toronto Zoo
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).
General Admission (13-64): $28
Seniors (65+): $23
Children (3-12): $18
Children (2 and under): 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.
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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