World TurtleWeekend!

Sunday May 22 and Holiday Monday May 23, 2016 Main Event: Americas Wetlands 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Turtles around the world are threatened with extinction, but they are also some of the… Continue reading

Event: Spring Toad Festival

Sunday, May 1st, 2016 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Americas Wetlands Celebrate the arrival of spring by experiencing the sights and sounds of amorous male toads in search of that special someone! Our… Continue reading

A Scary Salamander update!

There is a deadly pathogen affecting wild salamanders in Europe (originating from imported Asian newts), one that has the potential to cause massive die offs of our native salamanders if it reaches North… Continue reading

Shaking things up at Adopt-A-Pond!

The Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme at Toronto Zoo is a very busy place. There are always lots of conservation projects on the go, lots of turtles to look after, and lots of events… Continue reading

TORONTO ZOO IS CELEBRATING LEAP YEAR WITH AMAZING AMPHIBIAN CONSERVATION EFFORTS

The Toronto Zoo is LEAPING in anticipation of Monday, February 29, 2016! Celebrating a leap year always bring focus to the many amazing amphibians here at the Zoo. Along with our successful Frog Watch Ontario… Continue reading

Our Baby Turtles are Growing up!

Staff from the Adopt-A-Pond programme look after 200 baby turtles here at Toronto Zoo. These turtles are more than just interesting creatures to learn about though, they are the future for declining populations… Continue reading

Discoveries in Amphibian Skin

Amphibians are pretty amazing creatures. Most start out life as an egg, hatch into a tadpole phase, and then change into their adult form later on. Some of them don’t even have lungs,… Continue reading

It’s World Wetlands Day at the Zoo, Jan.31!

Join Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Programme to celebrate World Wetlands Day with our friends from EcoSpark on Sunday, January 31st! EcoSpark has teamed up with youth around the Greater Toronto Area to develop the… Continue reading

The Many Homes of Milksnakes

Or is that Milkshakes? Ontario is home to the Eastern Milksnake, a rather chocolate and caramel coloured snake, if you will. And right beside us here at the Toronto Zoo, is a small… Continue reading

The secret to climbing…With no legs!

Ontario is home to 17 species of snakes, some swim, some burrow, and some climb. Ever wondered how animals with no legs can be great climbers? According to a study by Bruce Jayne… Continue reading