CALGARY ZOO BLOG

Panda Passage – what have we built? 

Surprise! The giant bamboo that lines the giant panda habitats is actually made of steel!

Four giant pandas are making a new home in Calgary! Their move to #yyc means the Calgary Zoo wanted to build them a beautiful, sustainable place to live. 

What can you expect to find in Panda Passage? 

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Celebrate EARTH Day! Recycle your electronics at the Calgary Zoo

Calgary Zoo Entrance Gantry

Hey Calgarians! It’s time to step up and make a difference just in time for Earth Day on Sunday, April 22!

Celebrating Earth Day helps to remind us that the actions we take can affect our homes, and our globe- both positively and negatively. Why not create positives this year and recycle unused electronics? Our friends GEEP, Global Electric Electronic Processing are back at the zoo, helping us to host a FREE three-day drop off event to collect unused electronics.

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A Glimpse into Panda Preparations

The pandas have arrived and we are less than 40 days away from Panda Passage opening to the public. But between now and then, our incredible team is hard at work making sure that everything is ready for you to see the giant pandas. What are we working on?

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Giant pandas are coming- how can you visit?

You will be able to see giant pandas at the Calgary Zoo for the first time since 1988- in exactly 45 days. With all of this excitement building, it’s time to plan your experience.
What are the different ways that you can visit the calgary pandas?

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