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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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Zoo’s Newest Snow Leopard Cubs Ready for Visitors

Zoo’s Newest Snow Leopard Cubs Ready for Visitors

Snow Leopard Cubs
Two male snow leopard cubs are now on display at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Two male snow leopard cubs born at Assiniboine Park Zoo in May are making their public debut this weekend.

“It’s very exciting to see the two cubs exploring their outdoor habitat where visitors can now see them,” said Allison Ginsburg, curator, animal care at Assiniboine Park Zoo.

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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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Assiniboine Park Zoo Needs Help Naming Orphaned Polar Bear Cubs

Assiniboine Park Zoo Needs Help Naming Orphaned Polar Bear Cubs

Female Polar Bear
An orphaned female polar bear cub in need of a name at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (APC / HANDOUT)
Male Polar Bear
An online vote will decide the name for both the female and male cub (shown) at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — Two orphaned polar bear cubs at Assiniboine Park Zoo are in need of a couple names.

The cubs — one male and one female — arrived in separate circumstances at the zoo in December. Since then, they have been housed in the Leatherdale International Polar Bear Conservation Centre.

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