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Thursday, September 13, 2012

What's new at the Toronto Zoo

Weekly feature
Walk n' Talk Tuesday's for Seniors! 

EVERY Tuesday beginning September 18th - December 18th, 2012, seniors receive FREE parking, 
plus a voucher for ONE FREE coffee, tea or hot chocolate redeemable at any Zoo food outlet! Don't
forget to meet at 11:00 am at the Caribou Cafe for a guided walking tour of the Tundra Trek.
World Rhino Weekend
Saturday, September 15th and Sunday, September 16th
9:30 am to 4:00 pmIndian Rhino & White Rhino Exhibits 
Join us for special keeper talks at 12:00 pm
and 2 pm at the Indian Rhino Exhibit and at 1 pm and 4 pm at the White Rhino exhibit.
All over the world, zoos and conservation organizations will unite during the month of September
to celebrate these amazing pachyderms! Rhinos are in desperate need of our help as poaching of this magnificent species is on the rise. Toronto Zoo has two of the five species of rhinos that exist on the
planet and their wild cousins need our help! Come out and help the Zoo's conservation efforts and
be a rhino ranger for the day!
WEEKEND EVENTS
Sunday, September 16
The Toronto Zoo will be providing free admission to teachers plus one guest. A current Ontario College of Teachers card or a Teachers Federation Card is required. To obtain more information, contact schools@torontozoo.ca
UPCOMING EVENTS
Saturday, September 22
Our annual fundraiser walk for the Zoo! Open to all runners, walkers, and fitness folk of all ages and abilities. Bring the whole family for a day of fitness, fun and fundraising Support the Toronto Zoo and invite your friends, family and colleagues to pledge a runner!
For online entry, pledge forms and further information and start times go to CanadaRunningSeries.com/zoorun.

MEDIA INFORMATION
Enjoy meeting people, learning new things, and
interacting with visitors as part of our team of
Year-round Volunteers. We are looking for adult
volunteers to help out on weekends or weekdays,  
 2 to 4 shifts per month, year-round.

Visit torontozoo.com, or call 416-392-5942 for more information and how to get an application form.
Please Note: Applications are due no later than Friday, September 14, 2012.
Ends October 8th, 2012!
Only the Toronto Zoo offers up interaction and fun with the exclusive live exhibit, Sharks at Stingray Bay-A Touching Experience. Situated in our Group Events Tent within Discovery Zone. Sharks at Stingray Bay features Nurse Sharks and Bamboo Sharks as well as Cownose and Southern Stingrays. Visitors will have the opportunity to humanely and safely interact with these incredible creatures and learn all about them with special keeper talks.

Participants Needed: Visitor Experience Study!

Create a shareable muti-medai travel journal of your group's visit to the Toronto Zoo while helping the Zoo with important educational research!
Participant groups will carry out a visit to the Toronto Zoo using the "mobilytrip" app on their personal mobile device to create a real-time, multi-media journal of their experience on site.
Zoo Members will receive one guest pass for free admission and Non-Members will receive half-price admission for them and their group on the day you participate in the study!
For more information please contact edresearch@torontozoo.ca.  

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!

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ZOO HOURSCurrent Zoo hours - 9:30 am to 4:30 pm daily and 9:30 am to 6:00 pm weekends/holidays
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
torontozoo.com
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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