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Giant Panda Playtime Doesn't End Well For Snowman

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 12.21.2016 | Weird News

Toronto Zoo’s giant panda, Da Mao, is known for his love of snow. He takes full advantage of Toronto’s winter weather by slipping and sliding down...

Justin Trudeau Greets Canada’s Adorable Baby Pandas

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 03.07.2016 | World

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau melted all of our hearts on Monday when he stopped by the Toronto Zoo to greet his new furry friends: two giant...

First Look At The Adorable Baby Rhino Born At Toronto Zoo

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.20.2016 | Science

An adorable baby Indian rhino has been born at the Toronto Zoo, giving hope to the threatened species. The male calf was born to 11-year-old mom Ashak...

Adorable Polar Bear Cub Plays In Snow For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.17.2016 | Weird News

Someday, this little bear will have the instincts of a killer. But right now, she's just a polar bear cub, frolicking in the snow for the very first ...

On the Science and Ethics of Keeping Polar Bears In Captivity

Jordan Schaul | Posted 12.07.2016 | Science
Jordan Schaul

Bear researchers and managers are sometimes critical of ex situ programs. Skeptical that zoo science confers much, if any value to better understanding polar bears in captivity or in the wild where polar bear habitat is clearly vanishing, field biologists are sometimes justified in their skepticism.

This Panda Is Really Loving The November Snow

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 11.19.2014 | Good News

Snow in November is an unwelcome sight for many -- but not Da Mao the panda. Six-year-old Da Mao is one of two giant pandas living at the Toronto ...

WATCH: Baby Polar Bear Introduced To Snow For The First Time

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.29.2014 | Green

Toronto Zoo's newest resident, an almost three-month-old polar bear cub, is winning the hearts of viewers everywhere. One of three males born on No...

WATCH: Baby Polar Bear Taking His First Steps Will Make Your Day

Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

Cue the squealing and cooing! Here's a video of a baby polar bear taking his very first steps -- wobbles and all: The cute-as-a-button cub was ...

Bob Barker Shells Out $1 Million For Elephants, Is Moved To Tears

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

When it comes to shelling out for animal welfare, the price is always right for Bob Barker. On Monday, former "The Price Is Right" host and animal ...

'Gay' Penguin Couple To Be Separated In Toronto

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The planned separation of a "gay" penguin couple at the Toronto Zoo is causing a commotion both among zoologists and the lesbian, gay, bisexual and tr...

Bob Barker Says There's Nothing Right About Keeping Elephants in Captivity

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 06.19.2011 | Impact
Marissa Bronfman

Celebrated The Price is Right icon and passionate animal advocate Bob Barker told Toronto on Friday that it's time for the city's zoo elephants to pack up their trunks and journey south.