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Male red river hogs have large warts in front of their eyes that stick out almost four centimetres (1.6 inches), but they are usually hidden by their facial hair.
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Begins March 18, 2016
October 13, 2015 - March 17, 2016
Low Season 2015: $23
High Season 2015: $24.95
Low Season 2015: $21
High Season 2015: $22.95
Child (3 - 15)
Low Season 2015: $15
High Season 2015: $16.95
Infant (2 & under)
Event Parking: $8
North parking lots: Open 365 days a year.
West parking lot: Open 365 days a year, including during the winter for access to St. Patrick's Island. West Gate entrance to the zoo ends on October 13, 2015.
Click here for Member parking information.
Click here for Public parking information.
Gates & Services
(October 13, 2015 to March 17, 2016)
Gates open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Concession and Retail:
Kitamba Café is open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., while Kitamba Java and Penguin Café are open 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Outdoor concession locations Dairy Bar and Tribal Treats will close for the season on October 26.
Other concession locations closed until Easter 2016.
Buildings and Habitats:
African Savannah, Eurasian Gateway, Canadian Wilds (including Cequel Lodge) 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
TransAlta Rainforest 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Penguin Plunge: last entrance at 4:15 p.m., building closes at 4:30 p.m.
Prehistoric Park is closed for the winter and will reopen in Spring 2016.
Zoo Grounds close at 6 p.m.
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