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Gibbons Return to Assiniboine Park Zoo in New Exhibit

Gibbons Return to Assiniboine Park Zoo in New Exhibit

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A gibbon has a snack in its enclosure at Assiniboine Park Zoo on Friday, June 2, 2017. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — White-handed gibbons are back at Assiniboine Park Zoo in a new exhibit that opened on Friday.

Maya, a six-year-old female, and Samson, a 15-year-old male, are housed in the former lion pavilion after an extensive makeover.

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Muskox Gets Out of Enclosure at Winnipeg Zoo, But Can’t Make Great Escape

Muskox Gets Out of Enclosure at Winnipeg Zoo, But Can’t Make Great Escape

By The Canadian Press

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Muskox are shown in a handout photo from the Assiniboine Park Zoo. The zoo in Winnipeg is trying to determine how one of its largest animals got out of its enclosure. The zoo says no one was at risk when the muskox escaped and the shaggy beast never made it out of a second containment area. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO- Assiniboine Park Conservancy)

WINNIPEG – Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg is trying to determine how one of its largest animals got out of its enclosure.

The zoo says no one was at risk when the muskox escaped and the shaggy beast never made it out of a second containment area.

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Dinosaurs Everywhere: Two Exciting Exhibits Open for the Summer

Dinosaurs Everywhere: Two Exciting Exhibits Open for the Summer

Dinosaurs Alive!
Dinosaurs Alive! is back for another season at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (APC / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — First, it was held over, and now it’s back for a second run. The Assiniboine Park Zoo’s wildly popular “Dinosaurs Alive!” exhibit has returned.

The zoo unveiled a new 13-metre long Tylosaurusdinosaur to join the 15 other life-size animatronic giants on Thursday.

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Winnipeg Zoo Forced to Make Heart-Breaking Decision About Aging, Arthritic Tiger

Winnipeg Zoo Forced to Make Heart-Breaking Decision About Aging, Arthritic Tiger

By The Canadian Press

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Kendra, a matriarch Siberian tiger, has been put down by the zoo. (ASSINIBOINE PARK ZOO / FACEBOOK)

WINNIPEG – Age-related arthritis has led to a long-standing resident of Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park Zoo being euthanized.

Zoo officials confirmed Monday in a Facebook posting that Kendra, a matriarch Siberian tiger, has been put down.

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Assiniboine Park Zoo’s Newest Polar Bear on Exhibit

Assiniboine Park Zoo’s Newest Polar Bear on Exhibit

Juno Polar Bear
Juno is a 15-month-old polar bear now at Assiniboine Park Zoo. (TORONTO ZOO / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — The Assiniboine Park Zoo’s newest polar bear from Toronto is now ready to meet the public.

Juno, the 15-month-old little sister of former bear residents Hudson and Humphrey, is now on exhibit in her outdoor enclosure at the Leatherdale International Polar Bear Conservation Centre.

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New Polar Bear Resident for Assiniboine Park Zoo

New Polar Bear Resident for Assiniboine Park Zoo

Juno Polar Bear
Juno is a 15-month-old polar bear who will soon call Assiniboine Park Zoo home. (TORONTO ZOO / HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — A 15-month-old polar bear is joining the former home of her brothers at Assiniboine Park Zoo.

Juno is the little sister of Hudson and Humphrey and arrives from the Toronto Zoo next week.

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