Assiniboine Park Conservancy and Climate Change Connection Partner on new Journey to Churchill themed programs
March 5, 2014
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy is excited to partner with Climate Change Connection, a program of the Manitoba Eco-Network, on a number of educational initiatives in preparation for the opening of the new Journey to Churchill exhibit this summer at Assiniboine Park Zoo.Read full release...
Assiniboine Park Conservancy Update regarding Argentinean Polar Bear, Arturo
February 11, 2014
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) has received confirmation that the Government of Mendoza Province in Argentina has decided that Arturo, a polar bear living at the Mendoza Zoo, will remain in Argentina. We feel we are still in a position to have a positive influence for Arturo by continuing the dialogue with the Mendoza Zoo.Read full release...
Argentinean Polar Bear, Arturo, Unlikely to be Transferred to Canada
February 5, 2014
The Assiniboine Park Conservancy (APC) has been in ongoing discussions with the Mendoza Zoo in Argentina regarding a polar bear at their facility, named Arturo, to help determine if a transfer to another facility would be in the animal’s best interest. After a great deal of collaboration, it does not appear that a Canadian import permit can be issued for Arturo.Read full release...
Assiniboine Park Zoo Welcomes Tiger Cubs from Calgary Zoo
January 20, 2014
The Assiniboine Park Zoo is excited to announce the addition of two male Amur tiger cubs, Samkha and Vasili who arrived Friday from the Calgary Zoo. Born March 30, 2012, the cubs are almost full grown and were moved to Winnipeg on a recommendation from the Species Survival Plan (SSP) based on their genetics for future breeding.Read full release...
Animal Fun Fact:
A group of ravens is called an unkindness.