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The Toronto Zoo
yesterday at 14:21. Facebook
Our four African penguin chicks continue to grow!

The chicks have almost lost all of their downy feathers (the two youngest still have a bit on their shoulders and head at ~day 60) and now have their grey/white adolescent plumage (and their chest spots!). We have started intros between our 4 youngsters, and the two "big kids" have become terrific swimmers (they now have 24 hr access to their...
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Our four African penguin chicks continue to grow
Michelle Aguiar
Shannon Murphy
Rebecca Lynn
The Toronto Zoo
The Toronto Zoo
04/27/2017 at 23:06. Facebook
It's #NationalVolunteerWeek! Thank you to our 400+ volunteers for connecting over 700,000 kids and adults to nature each year!
Its NationalVolunteerWeek Thank you to our 400 volunteers for connecting over 700000
Asaduzzaman Nirjhar
Shelley Fallowfield
Steve Craig
The Toronto Zoo
The Toronto Zoo
04/27/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
Did you know the Vancouver Island marmot is one of the most critically endangered animals in the world, and Canada’s most endangered mammal? We are proud to continue our commitment to their recovery program by sending 7 marmot yearlings to the Tony Barrett Mount Washington Marmot Recovery Center for release this year!

The Zoo has been an active participant in the conservation breeding program...
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Did you know the Vancouver Island marmot is one of the most
Marmot Recovery Foundation
Kedron Sararas
Jen Lavelle
The Toronto Zoo
The Toronto Zoo
04/26/2017 at 13:36. Facebook
Double trouble #TOPandaCubs
Double trouble TOPandaCubs
Michelle Dalton-White
Kate MP
Caitlin Quinn
The Toronto Zoo
The Toronto Zoo
04/25/2017 at 20:21. Facebook
Today is #WorldPenguinDay

Did you know the Zoo is home to 27 endangered African penguins? Of the 18 penguin species around the world, the African penguin is one of the most endangered. The current population size in the wild for the African penguin is less than half of what it was 40 years ago, which equals only about 3 generations for penguins. Factors still affecting their decline include...
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Today is WorldPenguinDay Did you know the Zoo is home to 27
Mikal Lawton
Allan LaCroix
Asaduzzaman Nirjhar
The Toronto Zoo
The Toronto Zoo
04/24/2017 at 15:21. Facebook
We are proud to announce the official launch of MagnusCards for the Zoo! Toronto Zoo has been working with Magnusmode in the creation of simple step-by step-card decks, known as MagnusCards, designed to assist those with cognitive special needs, including autism, in managing and mastering certain activities such as a visit to the Zoo.

The five card decks created especially for the Toronto...
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We are proud to announce the official launch of MagnusCards for the
The Toronto Zoo
Tarilyn Oliver-Purmals
Aline DeVries
Did you know a wombat's incisor teeth never stop growing? They are gnawed down from the tough vegetation they eat. #FunFactFriday
Did you know a wombats incisor teeth never stop growing They are
Carla Schmidt
Robert Dziarmaga
Peter Kikic
Joanne Rockey-Smith
Karen Alger
Paige Reed
#ThrowbackThursday to Josephine, our oldest gorilla at the Zoo! Photo taken in 1977 #Aperil
ThrowbackThursday to Josephine our oldest gorilla at the Zoo Photo taken in 1977 Aperil
Jen Lavelle
Lisa Hutchings
Patrick Bruiser
Join our Party for the Planet this Saturday and Sunday!

What better place to implement sustainable actions to help wildlife than in your own backyard! Join the Toronto Zoo in our Earth Day® event to learn more about how to make smart choices about what we buy, how we use it, and how we dispose of it. These choices can make a big difference in the amount of waste we produce and the greenhouse...
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Join our Party for the Planet this Saturday and Sunday
Rika Brouwer
A komodo dragon can eat up to ___ percent of its body weight in a single feeding

A) 60% B) 45% C) 80% D) 55%
A komodo dragon can eat up to ___ percent of its body weight in a single feeding
Elaine Yvonne
Seeta Rana
Help save critically endangered freshwater mussels without even getting your feet wet with our new Clam Counter App!

In celebration of #Canada150, biologists from the Toronto Zoo and Fisheries and Oceans Canada have created an app fittingly named Clam Counter. Over 65% of freshwater mussel species are imperilled across Canada as a result of habitat loss, pollution, and competition from...
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Help save critically endangered freshwater mussels without even getting your feet wet
Robina Scrivener
Steven-leslie Stacey
Kelly A. Wyatt
The Easter bunny came

Visit our African penguin chicks today and tomorrow from 11am to 2pm.
The Easter bunny came Visit our African penguin chicks today and tomorrow
Cheri Morris Litner
Lynn O'connor
Elizabeth Fountain
Hoppy Easter from the Toronto Zoo! Don't forget to visit our penguin chicks from 11 until 2.
Hoppy Easter from the Toronto Zoo Don't forget to visit our penguin chicks from 11 until 2
Karen Vaughan Oomen
Asaduzzaman Nirjhar
Peter Hollman
Happy Ape-ril! Photo by Michelle Styles.

Share your #Aperil photos of our Sumatran orangutans or Western lowland gorillas this month for your chance to be featured.
Happy Aperil Photo by Michelle Styles Share your Aperil photos of our
Christina Lynn Grisbrook
Meghan Callon
Melissa Ostrowercha
Happy Good Friday! Don’t forget, you can visit our African penguin chicks in their Indoor Viewing Area in the African Savanna from 11 am to 2 pm daily.

Plus, enjoy animal enrichment activities with an Easter theme, Interpretive stations from 10am to 2pm at gorillas, Indo-Malaya and Americas and more.
Happy Good Friday Dont forget you can visit our African penguin chicks
Robert Edmunds
Victoria Kimberly
James W. Austin
When you’re really excited for the long weekend…
Robin Laskey
Laurie Seale Vandewater
Janice Chytra
Happy 18 months to our #TOPandaCubs Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue!

Today is an interesting milestone as they are now considered to be sub adults. Although they still look like the cute cubs we all adore, they are over 1/3 the size of their mom, Er Shun! Jia Panpan now weighs 40 kg and his sister, Jia Yueyue, weighs 38 kg. Both cubs still nurse from Er Shun, but the majority of their diet is made...
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Happy 18 months to our TOPandaCubs Jia Panpan and Jia Yueyue
Lynn Kitchen
Alisa Yampolsky
Danielle Catherine Ann J
Ever wondered what it’s like to sleepover at the Zoo?

The Zoo is the only place in the city to sleep under the stars in authentic African tents at our unique Serengeti Bush Camp experience. Enjoy exclusive behind-the-scenes tours through the Savanna at dusk, ending the evening with campfire tales with lion roars and crickets buzzing in the background. Family dates still available for July and...
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Ever wondered what it’s like to sleepover at the Zoo
Fran Machado
Kelly Galberg
Meli Mel
You can now visit Bob the sloth daily in the sloth habitat in our Americas pavilion (with his new lady friend Sally ❤)

(: Erica Carr)
You can now visit Bob the sloth daily in the sloth habitat
Liz Cole
Tara Wilson
Amy Laidlaw