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White-Handed Gibbon Born at Assiniboine Park Zoo

White-Handed Gibbon Born at Assiniboine Park Zoo

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Maya and Samson are the parents to the newest baby gibbon at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (APC / HANDOUT)
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A white-handed gibbon was born at Assiniboine Park Zoo on February 4. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The Assiniboine Park Zoo is home to a baby white-handed gibbon after a recent birth on February 4.

The gibbon is the first offspring for Maya (female) and Samson (male). Its sex is unknown as zoo staff have taken a “hands-off” approach by letting the parents get acquainted first.

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Polar Bear Dies at Assiniboine Park Zoo

Polar Bear Dies at Assiniboine Park Zoo

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Blizzard (left) and Star. (ASSINIBOINE PARK ZOO)

WINNIPEG — A polar bear at the Assiniboine Park Zoo has passed away.

Zoo officials say Blizzard, a male, had lived at the zoo since September 2014 and was five-years-old.

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Assiniboine Park Zoo Waiving Admission for Veterans, Military Members

Assiniboine Park Zoo Waiving Admission for Veterans, Military Members

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Assiniboine Park Zoo (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — Assiniboine Park Zoo will waive admission for veterans, military personnel and their immediate families this weekend in honour of Remembrance Day.

Free admission applies on Saturday, November 10 and Sunday, November 11. Tickets must be purchased at the zoo entrance and identification is required.

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Two Rescued Harbour Seals Welcomed to Assiniboine Park Zoo

Two Rescued Harbour Seals Welcomed to Assiniboine Park Zoo

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One of two rescued male harbour seals now on display at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (APC / FACEBOOK)

WINNIPEG — Two rescued harbour seals are now living at Assiniboine Park Zoo after arriving from the west coast.

Cetus and Camrose, both male, come from Vancouver Aquarium Marine Mammal Rescue Centre and recently completed the standard 30-day quarantine period to join the zoo’s other seals.

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