What happened to the monorail at the Toronto Zoo?

On July 14, 1994 the Toronto Zoo’s Dominion Ride – better known as the monorail – suffered a catastrophic accident that injured 27 people and closed it permanently. For a generation of visitors, the monorail had been a defining aspect of a trip to the zoo.

How old is the Toronto Zoo?

Toronto Zoo, formerly (1974–98) Metro Toronto Zoo, zoological park in West Hill, Ontario, Canada, which ranks as one of the largest zoos in the world. The 287-hectare (710-acre) park was opened in 1974 by the municipality of Toronto and the Metropolitan Toronto Zoological Society.

Is the Toronto Zoo for profit?

As a not-for-profit charitable organization, the Toronto Zoo relies heavily on revenue from admissions, parking, events, programs and onsite sales to financially support their operations.

Is Toronto Zoo humane?

The Toronto Zoo is committed to the highest animal welfare standards and strives to exceed standards for the overall wellbeing of all animals in our care. The Zoo ensures compliance with all government and industry legislation to support compassion and respect for all wildlife.

Does the Toronto Zoo have strollers?

Stroller & Accessibility Rentals – Strollers, wagons, wheelchairs and ECVs are available. Each rental item is sanitized by Toronto Zoo staff in between each use.

What is a zoo mobile?

Zoomobile programs engage by using live animals and biofacts (skins, skulls, etc) to inspire curiosity about wildlife, conservation, and how we connect to the natural world.

What is the biggest zoo in Canada?

The Toronto Zoo
The Toronto Zoo is a zoo located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Encompassing 287 hectares (710 acres), the Toronto Zoo is the largest zoo in Canada….Toronto Zoo.

The main entrance to the Toronto Zoo
Land area 287 hectares (710 acres)
No. of animals 5,000+
No. of species 460+
Annual visitors 1,462,910 (2013)

How much are Toronto Zoo tickets?

Walk Through Admission Rates – Peak Season

Plus Applicable HST Regular 15% Discount 20-100 paid guests with a venue rental
Adult (Ages 13-64) $27.99 $23.79
Senior (Ages 65+) $23.15 $19.68
Child (Ages 3-12) $18.30 $15.56
Free Child (Under Age 3) FREE

Do you have to wear a mask at Toronto Zoo?

Our Toronto Zoo Policy requires that all guests over the age of 2, must wear a Facial covering or mask when: In all indoor spaces and covered viewing areas.

Can you bring a wagon to the Toronto Zoo?

We all know that the Toronto Zoo is full of all sorts of creatures, which means there is a lot of walking involved, so make sure you bring a stroller or wagon for your little one.