Riverview Park & Zoo Welcomes Two New Otters, Boldt & Lawrence

The Riverview Park & Zoo has announced new additions to the zoo family in the form of two new otters, Boldt and Lawrence, who come to the zoo from the Aquatarium in Brockville, Ontario.

Photo courtesy Riverview Park & Zoo

Photo courtesy Riverview Park & Zoo

Boldt and Lawrence, both young males, join fellow otters Melissa and Splish in the exhibit.

Make sure to say Hi to the new fellas next time you drop by the zoo, which is free to the public.

Photo courtesy Riverview Park & Zoo

Photo courtesy Riverview Park & Zoo

Keep in mind that the zoo train is not slated to open until mid-June this season due to delays.

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Cuz Otters Love Snow Days Too

Kids, otters love Snow Days too!

Indeed, one of our fave videos so far of Winter 2018/19 in Peterborough has to go to these playful otters at the Riverview Park and Zoo doing their version of snow angels and frolicking in the Canadian winter during a Snow Day.

Chillin’ on a Snow Day

Chillin’ on a Snow Day

Zookeeper Jenna caught the great footage on Tuesday (February 12th) and the zoo posted it to their Facebook page where it is getting thousands of views…

We shared it on our Instagram page as well, where it’s blowing up…

And Twitter as well, were the RT action is happening…

Share away to those that need a feel good video…

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photo by Emma Whitehouse

photo by Emma Whitehouse

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[via Riverview Zoo Facebook page]

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The Sulawesi Forest Turtles At Riverview Park & Zoo Are Adorable

The Sulawesi Forest Turtles at the Riverview Park & Zoo are so cute. You can get a look at this critically-endangered species in their exhibit at the barn.

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In The Eye Of The 80-Foot Superslide At Riverview Park & Zoo

What a great pic from Laura Copeland, one of the coolest we've seen of the superslide at zoo.

Update via our Facebook page, here's one Chris Nickle took of his son in 2012...

Combining the photos, eyes of a superslide...


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Joey Is The Cutest Thing Ever

Thanks to Jim Moloney, Manager and Curator at Riverview Park and Zoo, for sending us this awesome picture of the Joey...

Here's the Joey back in May...

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