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Rebuild the Zoo: Elaine Willms

The recent Bow River flooding swamped the zoo’s 32-acre island, causing extensive damage to the zoo’s buildings and grounds. While we have reopened the northern part of the zoo, restoring the Calgary Zoo completely will take years.

Senior Zookeeper Elaine Willms talks about getting ready to move the Tigers without lights, as the river was beginning to breech the berm.

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