Animals stolen from Elmvale Zoo
Written By: Tuesday, May 29th 2018

Huronia West OPP are investigating the theft of three animals from the Elmvale Jungle Zoo.

Sometime overnight, someone gained access to the zoo by cutting through the wire fence in the parking lot, walked through the flamingo pond corral and made off with a black gibbon monkey, a white and black lemur, and an 18-inch tortoise named Stanley. The value of the animals is pegged at $20,000.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at or if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00.