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2701, 2017

Coyote (Canis latrans)

January 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

Clever...tough and wiry...adaptable...intelligent...opportunistic...this is the Trickster in some Native lore and even on TV, as the hapless Wile E. Coyote. This animal's scientific name is Canis latrans, meaning "barking dog". The common name, Coyote, comes [...]

2001, 2017

Now Hiring: Paws Inn Gift Shop Manager

January 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

The Saskatoon Zoo society is looking for a full-time, seasonal, mid March to November, Paws Inn Gift Shop/Park and Zoo admission-gates manager. Oversees and coordinates customer service, merchandising, inventory control, and other related activities for [...]

1901, 2017

Membership Information for 2017

January 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorised|

There's a change to our membership policies. The Saskatoon Zoo Society is under contract to the City of Saskatoon for its services.  We are entering into a contract negotiation year with a new Zoo Manager [...]

812, 2016

Snowshoe Hare (Lepus americanus)

December 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|

The Snowshoe Hare Lepus americanus The Snowshoe Hare prefers forested regions, but as evidenced by the number of Snowshoe Hares seen locally, they will inhabit aspen bluffs on the prairies.   The habitat size of the [...]

211, 2016

Caribou (Rangifer tarandus)

November 2nd, 2016|Categories: Uncategorised|

Yes, Caribou are Reindeer.  The Saskatoon Forestry Farm Zoo's own Woodland Caribou are all Rangifer tarandus.  Reindeer and Woodland Caribou are each one of several subspecies recognized by scientists. Reindeer usually refer to the semi-domesticated variety from [...]