Toronto Zoo

The Picture You Need To See Before You Start Your Weekend

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.24.2014 | Canada Living

It's been a good week for cute twins at zoos. First we had Munich's twin polar bear cubs and today we bring you Toronto's adorable baby lemurs. Bo...

WATCH: Toronto's Polar Bear Cub Knows How To Do A Name Reveal

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Living

After months of putting the world under his spell, the Toronto Zoo's polar bear cub finally has a name — and it's a good one. In a video released by...

Lone Polar Bear Cub Makes Debut

CBC | Posted 04.17.2014 | Canada Living

The lone surviving polar bear cub at the Toronto Zoo made his public debut on Saturday. The cub is only three months old, but made waves on social m...

Lone Survivor Ready For Visitors

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The Toronto Zoo is asking for help naming its newest polar bear cub, the only survivor of three born in November.Zoo staff have already pick...

Toronto Zoo Panda Plays In The Snow

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.07.2014 | Canada Impact

Da Mao, the panda on loan to the Toronto Zoo, has lost a bit of the spotlight to a smaller, cuter rival. But he might just take back his cuddly crown ...

WATCH: Baby Polar Bear Sees Snow For The First Time

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.30.2014 | Canada Living

This is what it looks like when a baby polar bear sees snow for the first time. The cub, named Remy, was born in November and is the sole survivor...

Oldest Giraffe In Canadian Captivity Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The Toronto Zoo has announced that ”Ginetta,” the oldest giraffe in a Canadian zoo, died on Monday afternoon.The notice, posted on the z...

WATCH: A Polar Bear Cub's First Steps Are Just As Adorable As You'd Imagine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The lone surviving cub born to a polar bear at the Toronto Zoo has taken his first wobbly steps.The zoo says the tiny white cub, one of thre...

LOOK: 10 Amazing Spots To Experience Canada's Wildlife

The Huffington Post Canada | Michele Sponagle | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Travel

Oh Canada! You’ve got animal magnetism from coast to coast with more than 194 species of mammals, 426 species of birds, 42 types of reptiles, 1,100...

Meet The Pandas!

CP | Posted 05.18.2013 | Canada

TORONTO -- The Toronto Zoo's two new stars can finally meet their fans. An exhibit featuring giant pandas on loan from China officially opens to th...

Althia Raj

What If Something Happened To These National Treasures?

HuffingtonPost.com | Althia Raj | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA — The delivery of two of China’s prized giant pandas in Toronto Monday was heralded as a sign of warmer relations between that country’s ...

HELLO PANDAS

CP | Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.24.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - They arrived to much fan fare — a hands-on greeting from the prime minister, a roar of applause and a rousing performance from a school ba...

Three Polar Bear Cubs Dead At Toronto Zoo

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.09.2013 | Canada

TORONTO - The Toronto Zoo says three polar bears born at the facility to the same mother last Thursday have died.The first male cub died shortly after...

Toronto Council Kills Zoo Sale.. Ford Brothers Notwithstanding

CBC | Posted 12.05.2012 | Canada Politics

The Toronto Zoo is not for sale. Just a few days after the City of Toronto took a step toward selling or leasing Canada's largest zoo, cou...

Anyone Want To Buy A Zoo?

CBC | Posted 12.02.2012 | Canada

Mayor Rob Ford is in favour of selling the Toronto Zoo, preferably at a profit for the taxpayers. "I'd love to see us sell the zoo and mak...

Don't Pack Your Trunk Just Yet

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.25.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Wrangling over the transfer of three aging elephants from the Toronto Zoo to a wildlife sanctuary in California persisted Tuesday with each ...

Toronto Elephants To Stay Put Until Cooler Weather

CBC | Huffington Post Canada Travel | Posted 09.21.2012 | Canada Travel

The trio of elephants at the Toronto Zoo won't be leaving town this summer. The organization tasked with transporting them to a Californi...

California All The Way For Toronto Elephants

CP | Posted 09.16.2012 | Canada

LOS ANGELES -- For elephants to fly, you have to do more than load trunks on a plane. Pat Derby, co-founder of the Performing Animal Welfare Societ...

Toronto Elephants Can't Move To California Yet: Group

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.20.2012 | Canada Travel

TORONTO - Toronto Zoo staff finally got a look Wednesday at some records that had held up the transfer of three elephants to a U.S. sanctuary.But it's...

Toronto Zoo's Cute Fight

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.19.2012 | Canada Living

It's no secret that we at The Huffington Post Canada love baby animals. So we're thrilled to find out about the Toronto Zoo's Cute Fight. Yep, a Fa...

The Toronto Zoo's Elephants Won't Forget

Peter Worthington | Posted 07.29.2012 | Canada
Peter Worthington

The system is being foiled in the case of the proposed and agreed upon plan to send the Toronto Zoo's three remaining African elephants to an elephant sanctuary in California run by PAWS. To some, it seems a predictable case of the bureaucracy -- i.e.: the zoo people who want the prestige of having elephants -- trying to short circuit or sabotage decisions of those who are their bosses.

10 Great Day Trips For Families

Travelocity | Posted 05.25.2012 | Canada Travel

Summer vacation is upon us and many families are planning their next great adventure. Excitement can be found close to home as our great nation boasts...

White Lions Make Dazzling Debut In TO

CBC | Posted 07.04.2012 | Canada

A pair of young, cuddly looking white lions made their debut at the Toronto Zoo on Friday. A male and a female cub were on di...

Treatment Of Elephants Causes Toronto Zoo To Lose International Accreditation

CBC | Posted 06.18.2012 | Canada Living

The decision by Toronto city council to send three elephants from the Toronto Zoo to an animal sanctuary in California has apparently cos...

Welcome To The World, Baby Penguin

CBC | Posted 05.10.2012 | Canada

Toronto Zoo officials are hailing their African penguin-breeding program a success after announcing the birth of the zoo's first chick. ...