Posted in: Polar Bears

One Degree of Change Can Make a Huge Difference

While strolling through ZOOLIGHTS this year, you’ll find a new feature lighting up Zone 3. We have a new interactive light display that shines a spotlight on polar bears, and how they’re affected by climate change. While we don’t have polar bears at the zoo, what can you do to help them thrive?

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The Canadian polar bear: a lifetime of lessons

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It’s no surprise that the zookeepers at the Calgary Zoo are passionate about animals, but you might be impressed to learn just how dedicated they are. Animals are not just their day job, but their passion! Keeper Les Stegenga leads trips with Classic Canadian Tours and has spent years introducing the Canadian public to their incredible neighbours- the polar bear. Here’s what he has to say about it:

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