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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Celebrating International Polar Bear Day at the Toronto Zoo



The Toronto Zoo in celebrating International Polar Bear Day, Feb. 27, by "Bundling Up For Polar Bears"! The Zoo’s "Bundle Up For Polar Bears" initiative is where we invite families, individuals, schools and businesses to join the Zoo in bundling up by putting on your favourite sweater, hoodie, or jacket and turning down your thermostat by two degrees this week
 
Register by emailing us at bundleup@torontozoo.ca so we can log your participation.
 
Keep it cool this February and Bundle Up For Polar Bears!
 
The Toronto Zoo has so much to offer, including six warm tropical pavilions full of exotic animals at every turn, daily keeper talks and 10 km of scenic trails. The Toronto Zoo is open 364 days a year and is the destination for winter adventure! PLUS visit Horticulture's Orchid Extravaganza in the Malayan Woods Pavilion! Spring is in the air!


Presented By Coca-Cola  
 
 The Toronto Zoo needs YOUR help in naming our male polar bear cub!
Voting closes on Monday, March 3, 2014 at noon.
 
Toronto Zoo Staff have selected their top six names, and you get to vote for your favorite and help name Hudson's little brother. Once the votes have been tallied, the cub's official new name will be announced in early March.
 
CLICK HERE for more contest information and to submit your vote today!
UPCOMING EVENTS
 
Spend some quality time with our giant pandas, gorilla baby and polar bear cub PLUS enjoy daily animal encounters this March Break!
Saturday March 8th to Sunday March 16th, 2014
Event Hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm
Extended Zoo March Break Hours 9:30am to 6:00pm (last admission 5pm)
When making plans this March Break don't forget to visit the world famous Toronto Zoo, and visit our new baby polar bear cub! On hand for the fun will be our partner Parks Canada who will be heading up a special March Break Activity Centre where you can get one of four Species at Risk temporary tattoos, including the polar bear. Find out how the Toronto Zoo works with Parks Canada to help save many native Canadian species, and how you can contribute to the protection and recovery of these animals and their habitats. Plus you can visit Toronto's favourite giant panda pair, Er Shun and Da Mao, as they enjoy their first ever Canadian March Break, and our adorable gorilla baby and mom Ngozi.
 
Monday, March 10 to Friday, March 14
9:00am - 3:30pm
AGES: 4 to 10
COST (per person)*: $260 Zoo Member, $280 Non-Member
Take a break from the school year and hang out at the Zoo for the week. Come visit our 5000 animals and find out what they are up to during the winter months. What happens with the animals when the snow falls and the temperature drops? March Break at the Zoo aims to deliver an action filled week exploring the entire Zoo including some areas of the Zoo not open to the general public.
Your child will receive a full week of guided activities, learning experiences, and a unique behind-the-scenes tour and/or special animal encounter. March Break at the Zoo will be very similar to a week during Zoo Camp in the summertime, just a little more snowy.
CLICK HERE for more information on how to register.


To unsubscribe, please send your request to ldean@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 HOURS
Current Zoo Hours: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm, daily.
Extended March Break Hours: 9:30am to 6:00pm 
Last admissions one hour before closing.
The Toronto Zoo is open year round (except Dec. 25th).
 
ADMISSION FEES
General Admission (13-64 incl): $23
Seniors (65+): $18
Children (3-12): $14
Children (2 and under): FREE
Prices include tax as applicable
Parking is $10
 
For more information, contact Lesley Dean at (416) 392-5939.

Events and admission prices subject to change without notice.
For general information visit
torontozoo.com.
Toronto Zoo is accredited by CAZA (Canada's Accredited 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 caza.ca.
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