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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Happening now at the Toronto Zoo

What's new at the Zoo...

Weekly feature
Hudson is all grown up and is taking the plunge into the 'Big Boy' pool!
Just in time for his birthday, and now that he is all grown up, Hudson is enjoying making 
a splash in the 'big boy' pool and larger exhibit area of the Tundra Trek's polar bear exhibit.   
Join us on Saturday, October 13th from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm as we celebrate  Hudson the 
polar bear cub's first birthday! Party festivities will include a special keeper talk, birthday treats, a cub-sized icicle birthday cake for Hudson and the chance to sign a polar bear-sized birthday card. 
It will be the 'coolest' party in town!
Check out Hudson taking the plunge in the Tundra Trek this weekend! 
Don't forget to visit the underwater viewing area for an up close view of him swimming about! 

WEEKEND EVENTS:
Sunday, October 14
It's an entertaining and educational day of fun for kids at the Toronto Zoo, and one that will make a difference for children around the world.
UPCOMING EVENTS:
Saturday October 20 and Sunday October 21
Follow along the Zoo's "Pumpkin Trail" to discover trick-or-treat activity stations throughout the Tundra Trek and check out Arctic wolves, foxes and polar bears - oh my! Take part in our "Critters and Costumes Parade" at 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm daily. Best of all, up to two kids in costume (12 and under) get in free when accompanied by an adult.
Saturday October 20 & 27
Bring your wolf pack to enjoy a unique breakfast experience Toronto Zoo style! This event offers families the chance to participate in a special First Nations Halloween Program including crafts, singing, storytelling and an early morning visit with our Arctic Wolves!
Saturday October 20 & 28
Join us to learn more about these special animals so that you can care for the creepy critters too. This program includes snacks, unique animal exhibits, an educational presentation and a special visit from a well known creepy critter!
Saturday, October 20 & 21, Saturday, October 27 to Wednesday, October 31
Don't forget to stop in at the Creepy Critter Cave!  Take a walk through our cave and learn more about why bats, spiders, and other "creeps" are not so scary after all!
FREE with admission!
SPECIAL OFFERS THIS WEEK:
The Toronto Zoo Recognizes the Canadian Forces!
FREE ADMISSION FOR CANADIAN MILITARY MEMBERS
Through November 11th, 2012, Canadian military members will 
receive FREE admission to the Toronto Zoo.
Retired military, Veterans and military families will also enjoy SUPER savings of HALF PRICE admission during this offer.  ID is required and certain restrictions apply.  Click here for details!
Celebrating Seniors, Every Tuesday!
WALK'N TALK SENIOR TUESDAYS
Every Tuesday through December 18th, 2012, seniors (age 65+) receive FREE PARKING, plus a voucher for ONE FREE coffee, tea or hot chocolate redeemable at any Zoo food outlet! Meet at 11am at 
the Caribou Cafe for a guided walking tour of the Tundra Trek. Enjoy our fall colours and over 500 species of animals on display at the Zoo! Click here for details!
MEDIA INFORMATION:
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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