Questions & Concerns

If you have a question or concern about a specific animal, animal habitat or how the Calgary Zoo cares for its animals, please send an email to comments@calgaryzoo.com; we commit to responding within 24 hours.

In all cases, any health issue involving an animal at the Calgary Zoo is carefully investigated and recorded for disclosure with the appropriate public or zoo officials.

If you have a question about our policy for reporting the death of an animal, please check out our commitment here.

Gorilla babies are born totally dependent on their mothers. Weighing only about two kilograms (four pounds), they cling to mom’s fur until they’re about four months old, when they start to ride on her back.