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Baby polar bear melts hearts, takes first dip at Toronto Zoo

It's been a busy nine months for Humphrey, the polar bear cub, what with all that learning to walk, wandering around the big, scary pool of icy water, and munching on "fishcicles." Humphrey seems to living large at the Toronto Zoo.

Canada's oldest giraffe dies at Toronto Zoo

Toronto - Ginetta, Canada’s oldest giraffe has died at the Toronto Zoo at the age of 30. Officials at the zoo officials reportedly confirmed the news on Facebook Monday.

Baby Western lowland gorilla born at the Toronto Zoo

Toronto - Ngozi and Charles, the couple of critically endangered Western lowland gorillas, are the proud parents of a baby gorilla born last week at the Toronto Zoo. Mother and baby are doing well, but gender of the newborn has not yet been determined.

Aussie wombats debut at Toronto Zoo

Toronto - Millie and Arthur, a pair of orphaned Southern Hairy Nosed Wombats, have been welcomed into their new home in the Australasia Pavilion at Toronto Zoo.

Apes go bananas for Apple's iPad

Toronto - Mother and son orangutans at the Toronto Zoo are loving their new iPads; playing games, watching videos and even using Skype with other orangutans.

13th Annual International Migratory Bird Day at Toronto Zoo Special

Toronto - Toronto Zoo held its 13th International Migratory Bird Day last Saturday, 12 May 2012. As has become something of a tradition, I joined the party by tagging along on the birding walk in the closed-off sections of the zoo.

Op-Ed: Bob Barker's $880K donation still not enough to secure elephants

Toronto - Despite an $880K pledge from Bob Barker offering to pay for the transport of three elephants from Toronto Zoo to PAWS (Sacramento), bitter legal wrangling is stalling the transfer.

Toronto elephants moving to PAWS in California Special

Bob Barker comes through again for the elephants. This time for Thika, Toka, and Iringa from Toronto, who will be traveling in style aboard a jet liner.

Bob Barker funds new home for former circus elephants

Toronto - Bob Barker, the former host of the television show "The Price is Right", is offering to pay for the relocation of three ex-performance elephants from the Toronto Zoo to a California sanctuary.

Sumatran tiger mauls breeding mate to death at Toronto Zoo

Toronto - Brytne, a popular 13-year-old Sumatran Tigress was tragically mauled to death by her breeding partner, 3-year-old Harimau Kayu at the Toronto Zoo on Thursday after a courtship that began promisingly.

Photo special: African penguins at Toronto Zoo Special

Toronto - African penguins are the newest exhibit at Toronto Zoo. I watched them being fed, while they were swimming at the surface and also through the under-water viewing windows.

Toronto Zoo celebrates 5th Adopt-A-Pond appreciation day Special

Toronto - Toronto Zoo is not only a zoo, it is also one of Ontario's main sources of knowledge for nature conservancy activities. Last Saturday, Toronto Zoo hosted its fifth yearly event for people participating in the Adopt-A-Pond programme.

Gay penguin pair being broken up

Toronto - The Toronto Zoo is apparently unhappy with Buddy and Pedro, two African penguins who have seemingly bonded in defiance of the need for more baby penguins.

Toronto Zoo to turn animal manure into 500 kilowatt biogas plant

Toronto - The Toronto Zoo's Board of Management has announced that it will work with ZooShare Biogas Co-operative Inc. to initiate a $5.4 million 500 kilowatt bio-gas plant. Food waste and animal manure will be processed into energy.

12th Annual International Migratory Bird Day at Toronto Zoo Special

After a long winter, spring is finally here, and migratory birds are coming back to Toronto. We went looking for them during a birding tour at Toronto Zoo on the 12th Annual International Migratory Bird Day.

Toronto Zoo to move elephants

Toronto - After much public pressure, including from former game show host Bob Barker, the Toronto Zoo will find new homes for its three elephants.

Pilot program at Toronto Zoo looks to conserve energy

Toronto - Toronto Hydro and the Toronto Zoo are teaming up to save energy while providing Polar Bears at the park with the climate they need. The pilot program is using Ice Bear energy storage technology.

Visiting Tundra Trek at Toronto Zoo Special

Tundra Trek is the newest addition to the Toronto Zoo. Although the exhibit is very large, it displays only six species, but it does so in a way that takes into account animal welfare as well as the desires and educational needs of a demanding public.

2010 International Migratory Bird Day at Toronto Zoo Special

Toronto is Canada's largest city and the heart of the country's economy. It is also one of the planet's greenest cities, offering a permanent or temporary home to billions of birds. On International Migratory Bird Day, we look for them at Toronto Zoo.

Gaboon Viper snake found in Toronto apartment

Toronto Police had to come in the Toronto Zoo Thursday afternoon when they came across a four−foot−long East African Gaboon Viper snake during a police call.

Toronto Zoo mourns death of African elephant Tara

Described as the 'matriarch' of the Toronto Zoo, Tara passed away at 41 years of age. Tara was the first African Elephant brought to the Toronto Zoo, there for the opening in 1974.

International Migratory Bird Day at the Toronto Zoo Special

Yesterday was the 10th Annual International Migratory Bird Day. For the occasion, we went for a birding tour in parts of the Toronto Zoo that are normally inaccessible to the public. It was an interesting experience.

A special perspective of the Toronto Zoo

Yesterday was the official "International Migratory Bird Day". We went looking for birds in the zoo of Toronto. Not in the cages, no, that would be too easy, wouldn't it?
 

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Rose-breasted grosbeak - Pheucticus ludovicianus
Rose-breasted grosbeak - Pheucticus ludovicianus
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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Image from the press release for the introduction of orphaned wombats Millie and Arthur at Toronto Z...
Image from the press release for the introduction of orphaned wombats Millie and Arthur at Toronto Zoo.
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A walk through the protected areas of Toronto Zoo on the 12th International Migratory Bird Day
A walk through the protected areas of Toronto Zoo on the 12th International Migratory Bird Day
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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A walk through the protected areas of Toronto Zoo on the 12th International Migratory Bird Day
A walk through the protected areas of Toronto Zoo on the 12th International Migratory Bird Day
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Toronto Zoo celebrates its 5th Adopt-A-Pond appreciation day
Toronto Zoo celebrates its 5th Adopt-A-Pond appreciation day
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Toronto Zoo celebrates its 5th Adopt-A-Pond appreciation day
Toronto Zoo celebrates its 5th Adopt-A-Pond appreciation day
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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An African Forest Elephant  or pachyderm  is seen at the Toronto Zoo.
An African Forest Elephant, or pachyderm, is seen at the Toronto Zoo.
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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Two of three Asian Elephants at Toronto Zoo
Two of three Asian Elephants at Toronto Zoo
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Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
Endangered African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) at Toronto Zoo
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Marsh marigold - Caltha palustris
Marsh marigold - Caltha palustris
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