Animal Nutrition at the Toronto Zoo
Jan 28 –
“Animal Nutrition at the Toronto Zoo”. What do you feed a polar bear? How about apes and giraffes? The chief nutritionist and manager of Nutrition Science at the Toronto Zoo, Jaap Wensvoort, coordinates close to 500 different animal menus every day. He will speak about research into Polar Bear nutrition and physiology and will also discuss the ins and outs of feeding a variety of animals their “browse” material (branches, leaves and bark).