The Zoo is currently on their Fall & Winter hours from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily (last admission at 3:30 p.m.)
The Zoo is open all year with the exception of Christmas Day.
There is no admissioin charge to enter the zoo from November 1 to March 31. Admission charges in effect from April 1 to October 31.
From May 1 to Labour Day there is a $2.00 toll for bringing a vehicle into the park.
July 25, 2013 Pygmy Goat twin kids born.
July 23, 2013 Pygmy Goat twin kids born.
July 19, 2013 Pygmy Goat twin kids born.
July 1, 2013 Fallow Deer fawn born.
June 19th, 2013 Fallow Deer fawn born.
June 14th, 2013 Fallow Deer fawn born.
June 7th, 2013 The Sika Deer gave birth to a fawn.
May 30th, 2013 Dall Sheep lamb (dark morph) born
Bighorn lamb born
May 28th, 2013 Bison calf born
May 22nd, 2013 Mountain Goat kid born.
May 2013 Bighorn lamb born sometime between May 3 and May 21
May 2013 Three Mouflon lambs born sometime between May 3 and May 17
May 2nd, 2013 Pere David Deer (Milu Deer) fawn born.
Mouflon lamb born.
April 30th, 2013 Bison born (first baby of 2013)
December 2013 A Red Panda (named Phoenix) arrived from the Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg.
He will be spending 30 - 40 days in quarrantine before being
introduced to the zoo's general collection.
We expect he will be on display in January 2014.
A pair of Goeldi Monkeys have been moved to the the Kinsmen Children's Zoo.
There is a new Amazon Blue-fronted Parrot exhibit in the Kinsmen Children's Zoo.
Paprika, our beloved old female African Pygmy Goat, passed away the week of Dec. 16.
Spirt, the Great Horned Owl, began laying eggs in December. (Three as of Dec.19).
November 1, 2013 The Black-and-White Ruffed Lemurs have left and gone home
to their own at Guzoo in Alberta.
Two female Lynx were introduced into the Lynx enclosure.
Ariel the Swainson Hawk has been moved indoors for the winter (off display).
Short-eared and Long-eared Owls have been moved indoors for the winter (off display).
The Zoo Keepers are rounding up the peacocks, turkeys,chickens, and other fowl for the winter.
October 2013 The Black-and-White Ruffed Lemurs are only at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park Zoo
until the end of October.
October 7, 2013 The Snowy Owls have been placed back on display now that the threat
of West Nile Virus has passed.
The Great Gray Owls have also been placed back on display.
July 15, 2013 The Black and White Ruffed Lemurs moved into the PotashCorp Ark.
Snowy Owls moved indoors to avoid West Nile Virus.
Great Gray Owls also moved indoors.
June 17, 2013 The lower level of the Kinsmen Children's Zoo has re-opened after renovations.
The new displays feature nocturnal displays of Seba Short-tailed Bats, assorted
arthropods(scorpions and cockroaches), and Murphy the Black-footed Ferret.
Also on display in the lower level is a Hermann's Tortoise, a parrot,
the European domestic rabbits, and of course, the Capuchin Monkeys.
June 13, 2013 Hunk the Great Horned Owl was moved into the Raptor Roost.
June 10, 2013 Ariel the Swainson Hawk was moved next door to the Short-eared Owls.
June 9, 2013 The Bobcats were moved to their new home in the old Cougar enclosure.
May 30, 2013 Female Tundra Swan passed away.
She was hatched in 1989 and was one of the oldest animals
at the Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park and Zoo.
She was loved by many visitors and will be missed.
May 26, 2013 Cougars moved to the PotashCorp Ark
May 21, 2013 Turkeys, Guineafowl, Peafowl, and domestic chickens are all now outdoors and free-range
around the Saskaton Forestry Farm Park & Zoo.
May 20, 2013 The Snowy Owls have been moved to the enclosure west of the Brown Bears
(where the Great Horned Owls lived).
They will be joined soon by the Great Gray Owls.
The Great Horned Owls have been moved to the enclosure next to the Barn Owls
(Basically the Snowy Owls and the Great Horned Owls switched places).
May 3, 2013 The upstairs of the Kinsmen Children's Zoo is open the public since April 27th.
The main floor remains closed for renovations.
May 1, 2013 White coloured Bison on Display (Bison X Beef Hybrid).
(Even though this is not a buffalao, some people call these
hybrids "cattleo"or "beefalo").
April 2013 Mountain Horned Lizard on display (in the Discovery Centre in the Affinity Learning Centre).
(It's a Green Pricklenape species of Mountain Horned Lizard)
Blue-tounged Skink on display in the Kinsmen Children's Zoo
February 2013 White-tailed Deer and Mule Deer back on display.
Brewer's Black Bird (04May2013)
Canada Goose (arrived 02April2013). Goslings May 26.
Double Crested Cormorants
European House Sparrows
Mallard Ducks (arrived mid-April). Ducklings June 4.
Northern Goshawk (December)
Northern Shrike (January)
Pintail Ducks (07May2013)
Red-tailed Hawk (Overhead)
Sandhill Cranes (Overhead)
Snow Geese (Overhead)
Swainson Hawk (overhead)
Tundra Swan (arrived 01May2013)
Richardson Ground Squirrel (first seen 02Apr2013). Babies June 7.
Northern Boreal Chorus Frog (04May2013)
Tadpole (unknown species)
Blue species (Butterfly)
Cabbage White (Butterfly)
Damselfly species (adult and larva)
Giant Water Bug
Lady Bugs (22April2013)
Mourning Cloak Butterfly (26Apri2013)
Mosquito (20May2013) adult and larva
Phantom Midge (larva)
Sulfer Species (Butterfly)
Water Boatman species
Whirligig Beetle species
White Admiral (Butterfly)