Hudson Part II – Saying Goodbye and Letting Go

  My first post about Hudson the polar bear cub received a lot of attention – in a great way!  Thanks so much to everyone who read and commented and otherwise showed their support for me, and affection for the bear.  Knowing that the story touched so many people definitely helped to take some of…

Hudson

  To be honest, I don’t really remember why Tim and I decided to start going to the zoo more regularly. Neither of us had been there in years, but within a couple of visits, we’d decided to get a dual membership and make a regular thing out of it.  Our membership began in September…

White Lions And Spring At The Toronto Zoo

  It would seem that a fluffy and mostly-white army has descend on the Metro Toronto Zoo as of late!  First, we met our most a-dork-able polar bear cub, Hudson.  The little guy is growing in leaps and bounds, and never fails to entertain with his adolescent antics.  Hudson had my heart from the word…

Back To The Zoo

It was another gorgeous Sunday, and the weather was perfect for the zoo, and obviously the animals thought so to because they were up and about, more so when they’ll be in August when the sweltering heat and crowds flock will descend upon them. We got to see the new baby penguin, as well as…

Animal Webcams

If you’re like Sue and I, then you tend to be a sucker for watching animals. Our membership for the Toronto Zoo has already paid for itself, and will joyfully be renewed when it comes around. A new show is starting on Discovery on March 18 called Frozen Planet. In connection with it, they’ve put…

Family Day at the Toronto Zoo

A six year old girl in a pink snow suit, falls to her knees wailing and crying, pulling the adult who’s holding her hand into a lopsided stance. “This is the worst Family Day EVER!” Sue and I look at each other, wonderstruck… what could the past few Family Days entailed that going to the…