CALGARY ZOO BLOG

National Zoo Keeper Week 2018 – Meet Nicole Yeoman

It’s National Zoo Keeper Week and we’re sharing the love! To recognize the dedication and hard work of our amazing zoo keepers, we are posting an interview of a keeper each day this week.  Introducing….. Nicole Yeoman! This experienced zoo keeper has worked all over the world, from Australia to Canada, and her career journey has brought her to #yyc and the Calgary Zoo gorillas!

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National Zoo Keeper Week 2018 – Meet Nicole Bouwman

It’s National Zoo Keeper Week and we’re sharing the love! To recognize the dedication and hard work of our amazing zoo keepers, we are posting an interview of a keeper each day this week. Nicole is a self-proclaimed cat lady…. who now works with wolves!

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National Zoo Keeper Week 2018 – Meet Barb Campbell

It’s National Zoo Keeper Week and we’re sharing the love! To recognize the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we are posting an interview of a keeper each day this week. Meet Barb Campbell, a dedicated zoo keeper whose career has spanned 34 years at the Calgary Zoo – and that’s just as a keeper!

She’s seen it all, from tiger cubs, the arrival of giant pandas, and the 2013 flood.

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National Zoo Keeper Week 2018- Meet Kristina King

It’s National Zoo Keeper Week and we’re sharing the love! To recognize the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we are posting an interview of a keeper each day this week. Kristina has worked with turtles in Australia, and recently found a passion for penguins.

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Become a Guardian of the Wild

We’re hooked on a feeling, and it’s all about helping to conserve the planet. Why should you help save the planet, you might ask? Well, because we’re all the people who live in it! 

We’re challenging you- yes YOU – to become a Guardian of the Wild this summer and take action in your daily life. Not only do you help continue the conservation conversation, you’re also in the running to win intra-planetary prizes! ✈️

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Our top 10 best for July long

Calgary Zoo Pandas. Photo Credit: Sergei Belski

This Canada Day long weekend is the perfect time to cross off all ten of these amazing must do experiences. Bring your family and friends down for a multi-continental adventure conveniently located close to home in the wonderful park setting of the Calgary Zoo. The big question is: Can you fit them all in?

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10 ways to get wild this May long weekend

Jia Yueyue and Jia Panpan munch away at their morning bamboo.

After a long Calgary winter, take advantage of the beautiful spring weather this May long weekend. Whether you travel in flocks or packs, the best family adventures in Calgary are here at the zoo.

Here are 10 giant ways to make your May long weekend memorable:

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ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BAMBOO, DIRECT FROM CHINA

How are we feeding our four giant pandas? We’re announcing that Hainan Airlines is the Panda Passage Official Carrier, for the next five years, transporting sustainably and ethically-harvested bamboo from China to Calgary.

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