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Toronto Zoo’s New Generation

Every year for my birthday I always visit the Toronto Zoo. It’s a tradition and always memorable. To be honest, I’ve been visiting the Toronto Zoo and it’s amazing animals for over 30 years, 35 to be exact! I’ve grown up watching many of them grow and mature and have babies of their own. And…

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From the Americas to the Tundra

From the African Plains of Kesho Park you venture down the long, steep hill to the Canadian Domain.  With the new Tundra Trek exhibit many of the animals that were once found in the Canadian Domain can now be found there and over the next few years the rest will follow.  But for now down…

African Rainforest Pavilion

One of the biggest highlights of my zoo visit is always a stop to watch the Toronto Zoo’s charismatic troop of Western lowland gorillas.  Gorillas hold a special place in my heart as it was my introduction to them through the dedicated work of Dian Fossey that first inspired me to want to not only work with…

Kesho Park

Also out on Toronto Zoo’s savannah is Kesho Park Headquarters, a cabin set up like an African safari outpost, where visitors are surrounded by animal skins, horns and tortoise shells that can be touched, as well as pictures and information on conservation issues.  Interactive exhibits like this are great for adult and children alike and…

To the Heart of Africa

I’ve always dreamed of visiting Africa and one main reason is its diverse habitats that are home to some of the most amazing animals.  The closest I’ve come to Africa thus far is wandering the paths of Toronto Zoo’s Africa exhibits, from the depths of the African Rainforest Pavilion to the wide expanse of Kesho…