Toronto’s Zoos To Go Extinct?

It appears that Toronto area zoos could become extinct in the near future. On Tuesday, the City Manager of Toronto, Joe Pennachetti, recommended numerous budget cuts for the city, among them a recommendation that the city and its taxpayers stop funding the Toronto Zoo, Riverdale Farm, the High Park Farm, and Far Enough Farm.

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Elephants Out, Penguins In At The Toronto Zoo

The Toronto Zoo has received some not-so-positive press as of late due to the controversy over their dwindling elephant population (the board has since voted on getting out of the elephant business). Couple that with a 12% decrease in attendance at the zoo last year, and things aren’t looking too sunny for the Toronto Zoo. Enter Shaker, Flap, Pedro and nine friends to save the day.

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