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Assiniboine Park Zoo Bidding Farewell to Juno, Loaned Polar Bear from Toronto

Assiniboine Park Zoo Bidding Farewell to Juno, Loaned Polar Bear from Toronto

Juno Polar Bear
Juno arrived at the Assiniboine Park Zoo in March 2017. (TORONTO ZOO / HANDOUT)

A polar bear who has called Assiniboine Park Zoo home for the last 18 months is on her way back to Toronto.

Juno arrived at the zoo in March 2017 on a temporary basis. She’s been living in the Leatherdale International Polar Bear Conservation Centre ever since.

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Two Rescued Harbour Seals Welcomed to Assiniboine Park Zoo

Two Rescued Harbour Seals Welcomed to Assiniboine Park Zoo

Harbour Seal
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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New Wolf Habitat Opening at Assiniboine Park Zoo

New Wolf Habitat Opening at Assiniboine Park Zoo

Wolf Exhibit
Wolves at Assiniboine Park Zoo have been moved to a new exhibit. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Grey wolves are now in their new home at Assiniboine Park Zoo with the opening of an exhibit this weekend.

Four males and one female, who came to the zoo in the summer of 2014, have taken up residence in the new exhibit. They were previously housed in the Journey to Churchill exhibit.

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