Toronto Zoo

No Baby Panda For Toronto Zoo Just Yet

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.12.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The Toronto Zoo says one of its star giant pandas isn't pregnant after a breeding attempt wasn't successful.Er Shun, one of two pandas on lo...

Toronto Zoo Visitors Get Too Close In Off-Limits Panda Zone

CBC | Posted 10.19.2014 | Canada Living

Some visitors to the Toronto Zoo recently got a little too close to one of the giant pandas. Late Sunday afternoon, some children and adults got int...

Toronto Zoo Turns 40, Aims To Redefine Itself

CBC | Posted 10.16.2014 | Canada

As Canada’s largest zoo celebrates its 40th birthday, the zoo, which has faced increasing criticism, is trying to redefine itself. There was cake...

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CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The Toronto Zoo says it's monitoring one of its giant pandas for signs of pregnancy following artificial insemination.Er Shun, one of the pa...

Toronto Zoo's Panda Prepping For Potential Baby Just Like Human Moms

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.12.2014 | Canada Living

After artificially inseminating Er Shun, a female panda at the Toronto Zoo, in April, staff now believe she could be pregnant with a cub. A video u...

WATCH: Polar Bear Selfie Lands Students In Hot Water

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.22.2014 | Canada

Two high school students are being investigated by the Toronto Zoo after they jumped a fence to take a selfie with a polar bear cub. A video posted...

Baby Gorilla At Toronto Zoo Is Adorable, Named 'Nneka'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.01.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Choosing a name for the Toronto Zoo's newest gorilla has turned out to be a family affair.The zoo says Charles, the Western lowland gorilla ...

Another Panda For The Toronto Zoo?

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The Toronto Zoo says it's hoping for the birth of a giant panda cub in late August or September.Gabriela Mastromonaco, the zoo's curator of ...

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...