Zoo introducing animals to Winnipeggers online with new ‘creature features’

The Assiniboine Park Zoo may be closed to visitors due to the coronavirus pandemic, but its staff are still finding new ways to keep the animals top of mind for Winnipeggers — even if they can’t see them in person.

“This would’ve been spring break, which usually is a very busy week for us,” the park’s Laura Cabak told 680 CJOB.

“It kind of kicks off as we head into that busier season. We would’ve had spring break camp running as well. No doubt we’re missing our visitors right now.

“Closing the zoo was the right decision, but it was a decision we made with a heavy heart.

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“We can’t have people come to us right now, so we found a way to bring the zoo to you through social media.”


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