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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 [...]

June 25, 2017|

High Park Zoo capybara babies named after Rush’s Alex, Geddy and Neil

Friends of High Park Zoo contest drew more than 44,000 votes It’s official. It’s Alex, Geddy and Neil, Toronto’s most-famous and popular capybara babies. Friends of High Park Zoo just announced the winning capy-pup names at a party at the capybaras' pen at the zoo from which their parents, Bonnie [...]

June 25, 2017|

Canadian rock trio Rush thrilled Toronto's 'capybaby' triplets named after them

Photo Credit: Emma Kimmerly/CBC Members of the legendary Canadian rock trio Rush are thrilled at the news that the offspring of Toronto's wandering capybaras will bear their names. "We are thrilled to hear that 3 cute little furry creatures from South America now bear our names!" the band's [...]

June 24, 2017|

Offspring of Toronto's famous capybaras named after members of Rush

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 when they [...]

June 24, 2017|

Canadian rock trio Rush thrilled Toronto's 'capybaby' triplets named after them

Members of the legendary Canadian rock trio Rush are thrilled at the news that the offspring of Toronto's wandering capybaras will bear their names. "We are thrilled to hear that 3 cute little furry creatures from South America now bear our names!" the band's publicist Meghan Symsyk said on behalf [...]

June 24, 2017|

These capybaras escaped the zoo for a summer of love. Now they're back, with babies.

PRI - The World - Apr 10, 2017 They love water and have webbed feet and short, vestigial tails. And on Saturday, I came face-to-face — or more like microphone-to-snout, with the world's most famous capybaras. I visited Toronto's High Park Zoo, where last summer two capybaras made a break for [...]

April 10, 2017|

High Park capybaras add 3 new accomplices to their family with birth of babies

CBC News Mar 3, 2017 Large rodents, dubbed Bonnie and Clyde, were on the run for weeks when they escaped enclosure last spring Toronto's infamous capybara couple, who gained fame when they broke free from the High Park Zoo last spring, are expanding their family. Mayor John Tory announced that [...]

March 3, 2017|

Noel the High Park Reindeer

Noel the High Park Reindeer Published on Dec. 17, 2016 Jane Welowszky, The Star "Most adoring pet owners would do anything for their cherished companions, but could they speak for their furry or feathered or finned friends and tell us what they are thinking? To find out, we're putting pet [...]

December 21, 2016|
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