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Yumm, feeding time! Excited to have some really tasty #fish. Who else loves #sushi?

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Did you know that the average male #lion weighs 400 lbs? I weigh 432. :) #aboveaverage

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The horns of male Dall’s sheep grow in the spring, summer and early fall, but stop growing during the winter. This creates growth rings, like on a tree, that can be used to determine their age.  

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Prices
 

High season:
March 19 - September 30, 2015
Low Season:
October 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

General Admission

Low Season 2015: $23
High Season 2015: $24.95

Senior (60+)

Low Season 2015: $21
High Season 2015: $22.95

Child (3 - 15)

Low Season 2015: $15
High Season 2015: $16.95

Infant (2 & under)

Free

Parking $8

Event Parking: $8

Our North parking lots are open 365 days a year; the West parking lot will reopen on April 1, 2015.

Click here for Member parking information.

Click here for Public parking information.

Hours

Gates & Services

Summer Hours
(March 19, 2015 to October 13, 2015)

Gates open 9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(The West Gate reopens on April 1, 2015.)

Concession and Retail open 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., dependent on weather.

Buildings: Savannah, TransAlta Rainforest, and Eurasian Gateway, 9 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
Exception Penguin Plunge: last entrance at 5:45 p.m., building closes at 6:00 p.m.
Zoo Grounds close at 6 p.m.

Programs

Safari Lodge

Never mind the massive banquet hall that can be quickly converted into smaller, more intimate spaces; the selling feature here is the veranda overlooking the giraffes, zebras and ostriches. It’s like you’re dining right in Africa.

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Karsten Discovery Centre Auditorium

There’s more than just a big auditorium in this building, there’s a smaller theatre as well. So whatever your size of audience, you can present to them in comfort.

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Tiger Training

Our Amur tigers receive daily training at 11:30 a.m. in the Tiger Amphitheatre. During this talk, the keeper wears a mic and instructs the tiger to practice a series of actions for reward.

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