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Friday, July 13, 2012

What's new at the Toronto Zoo

Weekly feature
Sunday, July 15 to Saturday, July 21
Front Entrance Courtyard & Africa Picnic Site
National Zoo Keeper Week officially kicks-off Sunday, July 15 with
Training and Enrichment Day! Learn first-hand how Zoo Keepers keep our
animals healthy and happy.

The local Southern Ontario Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers are proud to
host a week-long event celebrating National Zoo Keeper Week! The event will offer rare insight to the
unique  roles the Zoo Keeper plays within your zoo. Come on out and hear special meet the keeper
talks, focusing  on those animals that fascinate the keepers including, Vancouver Island marmots
(picture at the top), see the tools of the trade, and meet some of the animals that your Zoo Keepers
care for each and every day. This is a week you will not want to miss, with special events everyday!
Upcoming Events
Saturday, July 14
Akan Youth Duo Drummers will be performing authentic African drumming and dancing in the African Savanna Trail at       1:00 pm & 3:00 pm.
Sunday, July 15Training and Enrichment Day Ever wondered how you ultrasound a gorilla? What animal loves pumpkins? Why do we give our animals barrels and boxes? Learn first-hand how Zoo Keepers keep our animals healthy and happy.
Sunday, July 15
Inuit and First Nations Festival PerformanceEmilie Corbiere will be demonstrating porcupine quill work, dream catchers, bone and horn bracelets and mini drums in the Tundra Trek from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Sunday, July 22
Visit the CHFI Loyalty Club at chfi.com and enter for your chance to win a family pack of passes to 98.1 CHFI Day at the Zoo.
Media Information
We are proud to announce the Toronto Zoo's Facebook Page
is set to reach its goal of 10,000 fans! We need you to "LIKE US"
on Facebook in order to help reach this exciting goal.
Click Here to join and be part of this WILD milestone!  

Cute Alert
A True Canadian baby!
Ashley and Elliot are just bursting with Canadian pride!
On May 7th, 2012, they became parents to a baby girl.
The calf is tall, adorably gawky and has long gangly legs.
Come and visit the magnificent parents and their cute
calf in the Canadian Domain.
Looking to add some adventure to your next Corporate Event? 
Why not bring your herd to the wildest venue in town-The Toronto Zoo.
CLICK HERE for full details on our extensive Corporate Events Package or to book your
event today!
Find us on Facebook!
ZOO HOURSCurrent Zoo hours - 9:30 am to 6:30 pm daily
Last admissions one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).
ADMISSION FEESGeneral Admission (13-64 incl): $25
Seniors (65+): $20
Children (4-12): $15
Children (3 and under): FREE
Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $10
For more information, contact Lesley Dean at (416) 392-5974

Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.
For general information visit
Toronto Zoo is accredited by CAZA (Canadian Association of 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 www.caza.ca.

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