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Vancouver Island marmots
Conservation

The Calgary Zoo Welcomes 5 Endangered Vancouver Island Marmot Pups

5 Vancouver Island Marmot pups have been born at the Devonian Wildlife Conservation Centre. 

Since the Calgary Zoo became involved in the Vancouver Island marmot translocation program in 1997, 131 marmot pups have been born at the Calgary Zoo and released into the wild.  These 5 new born pups are named Simba, Rafiki, Zazu, Nala and Sarabi!

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A Beary Merry Christmas
Zoo Activities

Beary Merry New Year's Eve

Looking for wild NYE plans? Beary Merry at the Calgary Zoo has you covered. Bring in the new year with an amazing buffet dinner, live music, a photo booth and more! 

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Lion - Susan Chymko
Conservation

The Calgary Zoo 2020 Calendars are on sale now!

Not only does it feature the amazing winning photos from our 2020 calendar contest, but it also has national holidays, animal holidays, conservation education AND all our favorite zoo events – so you can be sure you don’t miss out on the fun! As an added bonus, the back cover of the calendar includes exclusive savings for you to enjoy throughout the year!

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Calgary Zoo - Animals - Gorillas
Conservation

Gorilla Action Program

Did you know that some cell phone parts use coltan, an ore mined in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where gorillas live? This mining contributes to habitat loss and the endangerment of gorillas. When we reduce, reuse, THEN recycle our electronic devices we lessen the demand for coltan and help protect gorillas in the wild.

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The Zoo Panda Brunch

Watch the Giant Pandas

Check out our PandaCam presented by Hainan Airlines! Now you can watch our giant pandas online and see what they're up to even when you're not at the zoo.

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