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ZOOVIEWS – Learn more about animal-assisted intervention (live!) – May 1 at 1:00pm EST

ZOOVIEWS is Friends of High Park Zoo's live speaker series with the ability to ask questions of an expert! Join on Saturday, May 1 at 1:00pm EST, along with animal expert Dr. Taylor Chastain Griffin to learn more about llamas. This talk will be about the general effects of animal-assisted [...]

2021-04-07T20:54:09-04:00April 7, 2021|Events|

ZOOVIEWS – Learn more about caribou/reindeer (live!) – April 17 at 1:00pm EST

ZOOVIEWS is Friends of High Park Zoo's live speaker series with the ability to ask questions of an expert! Join on Saturday, April 17 at 1:00pm EST, along with animal expert Karly Savoy to learn more about caribou/reindeer. Karly Savoy is an educator and communicator for Parks Canada. She works [...]

2021-04-07T20:52:36-04:00April 7, 2021|Events|

The High Park capybaras enthralled the city after their famous escape

The High Park capybaras enthralled the city after their famous escape. Now, they’ve embraced the quiet life As the decade comes to a close, the Star looks back at some of its most captivating stories and reveals what’s been happening in the meantime. The door to the yard swings open, [...]

2020-09-27T05:40:49-04:00January 7, 2020|In The News|

Earth Hour Walk

Please join Friends of High Park Zoo and Green 13 on Saturday, March 30 for their Earth Hour Walk through High Park Zoo. Meet at the Grenadier Restaurant at 8 pm for some hot chocolate before the walk which starts at 8:30 pm.

2019-03-17T17:55:43-04:00March 17, 2019|Events|

Runaway Toronto capybaras’ triplets named Geddy, Neil and Alex after Rush members

Last May, a pair of capybaras (the largest rodents in the world, which CBC says “resemble oversize tail-less beavers“) decided to choose free will, escaping Toronto’s High Park Zoo, and their headlong flight lasted for weeks. One was caught last June 12, but the other anarchist stayed free for another [...]

2017-06-25T18:38:46-04:00June 25, 2017|In The News|

'Capybabies' Of Toronto's Famous Capybaras Named After Rush Band Members

TORONTO — The offspring of Toronto's wandering capybaras now have names — Alex, Geddy and Neil, for members of the band, Rush. The High Park Zoo says the "capybabies" were born in February to famed escape artists Bonnie and Clyde.  The elder capybaras, which resemble oversized tail-less beavers, became celebrities [...]

2017-06-25T18:34:51-04:00June 25, 2017|In The News|

Rush singer Geddy Lee says he’s thrilled Toronto’s ‘capybabies’ named for band

The three capybara babies, seen here in an April 23 file photo. (BRIAN BRADLEY/ TORONTO STAR) After over 44,817 votes were cast, Bonnie and Clyde’s trio of capybara pups have been named. The offspring of Toronto’s famous fugitive capybaras have new names. The three “capybabies” are — drum [...]

2017-06-25T18:20:20-04:00June 25, 2017|In The News|
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