Edinburgh Zoo

The Zoological Society of Scotland was founded in 1909 and by July of 1913 the Edinburgh Zoo was opened.  Located just west of Edinburgh’s city center on 82 acres of rolling hillside, the Edinburgh Zoo is home to over 1000 rare and endangered species.  It wasn’t until after a visit in 1948 by HRH King…

Coldwater Quest Warms the Heart

From the warm waters of Tropical Diver to the chill of Coldwater Quest one thing is sure, some animals you’ll encounter here will warm your heart.  This is also where you’ll find most of the mammals in the aquarium’s collection.  Here I found the first of the aquarium’s touch tanks where for the first time…

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…