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Toronto Zoo turns 40, looks to redefine its purpose

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    As Canada’s largest zoo celebrates its 40th birthday, the zoo, which has faced*increasing criticism, is trying to redefine itself. There was cake, singing and special guests Saturday at the Toronto Zoo as it celebrated its 40th birthday. Dr. Bill Rapley said the days of zoos simply showcasing wildlife are gone and that one of the biggest roles the modern menageries play is to help repopulate ... More...