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

Adopt-A-Pond

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ADOPT-A-POND ————————————————————- Funding and Support for Adopt-A-Pond Has Been Provided By: For more information about Toronto Zoo conservation programs visit: http://www.torontozoo.com/conservation/ and http://www.torontozoo.com/FightingExtinction/

Wishing Shannon Ritchie a warm farewell

The Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme wishes Shannon Ritchie a warm farewell, and good luck on her new adventure into a Master of Science (MSc) program through the University of Toronto at… Continue reading

My CO-OP Experience by Seth Talbot

    Hi, my name is Seth Talbot and I’m a 16 year old high school student in grade 11 at Dunbarton High School. Some of my interests are science and animals, and… Continue reading

Wild for Life Magazine:bringing Blanding’s turtles back!

Check out this great article featuring our Blanding’s Turtle Headstart project published in Wild for Life Magazine: Having trouble viewing this article? Try this PDF: WFL_Issue3-Blandings Turtle Article_Toronto Zoo Funding and Support for This Project Has Been Provided By: For… Continue reading

Votes + Inspiration = Appreciation this November!

This November has turned out to be a very exciting month for the Toronto Zoo’s Adopt-A-Pond Wetland Conservation Programme. Check out our updates below to see what we’ve been up to! Aviva Community… Continue reading