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What’s New for Spring & Summer 2017!

Well it hasn’t exactly been the driest spring and summer so far, but that hasn’t exactly stopped exciting new things from happening at our little zoo. Besides the normal abundance of lambs, kids, chick and ducklings, we have had some nice new surprises.

The main one was a baby lemur!
She was born in front of an audience just inches from the fencing. We were surprised it was just a single baby, as lemurs generally have twins. As she’s growing, she is starting to venture away from her Mom and explore on her own. I don’t think that there is anything as beautiful. Come often and watch her grow!

The baby bottle feeding is a little different this year too, with the addition of Lily the fallow deer fawn and Dash the mara, replacing winter bottle babies Laura the cow and her little lamb friend as they were weaned.

Two new exhibits came into the zoo this year.
One involves a horse of a different stripe, so to speak. Ace is a Grant’s Zebra here for the summer. He came to us via his new owner, Kim, who rescued him from a nasty exotic animal sale. He is a hand raised male and hasn’t really had much of a chance to socialize with other animals and especially people. Kim wanted him to enjoy himself and meet your kids and learn to take it easy. So toss some feed through the fence and get to know this pretty little guy face to face!

All though many of you hadn’t realized it, Ace’s new pen had been home to 3 grey kangaroos. The reason you didn’t know they were here is – that they hid in the tall grass. They are now located right across from the pony rides in a beautifully treed enclosure. At least 1 of the girls has a baby and hopefully, it will begin popping its head out before summer’s end!

Speaking of popping out… the little pot bellied pigs are coming out of their enclosures to mingle with the guests. The little guys just keep getting tamer the more they trust us.

Now that things are drying up, come and join us! See what’s new at the zoo, have a nice lunch at the BBQ and enjoy a pony ride!

Oshawa Zoo Season’s Passes

Get your Season’s Passes early!

All less than 2 daily admissions (see current rates) – take advantage of our long season!

We opened for the season on April 16th!

We are now open daily until Thanksgiving. C’mon out and enjoy the lovely spring weather and our great animals. See you soon!

Birthday Parties at Oshawa Zoo!

We have had many inquiries about birthday parties at the Zoo.

At only $6 per person, including a free small animal food package for the children, it’s a great place for the perfect party!

Take advantage of our free picnic area and keep the party out of your home;)

407 Construction

Once again construction in the north end is isolating out little zoo.

407 construction and intersection improvement has closed Winchester Road and Grandview Street North for approximately 5 weeks, starting in mid-April.

We are open though – so don’t be discouraged and come see us!

Finding Nemo

Dory, our once lonely dromedary, has found herself a mate.

We’d like to introduce Nemo, a young bull from Tennessee!

(pic coming soon, for now though you’ll have to come in and check out this lovely couple in person!)

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