Posted in: Zoofari

Zoofari- what’s the big deal about the Big Five?


As soon as you say that you’re going on safari, people often ask if you’re going to see the “Big Five”. If you doubt this, just sign up for one of the Calgary Zoo Zoofari travel programs, like this fall’s trip to Tanzania and Kenya and see what happens!

The “Big Five” doesn’t refer to the five biggest animals of Africa. It refers to the ones that were the most difficult and dangerous, and therefore the most popular, for big-game hunters to pursue in the early days of safari hunting.

Can you name them all?

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Bring Your Senses Alive on a Zoofari!


Do you use all of your senses in your daily life? In today’s society, we have become visual creatures. But what about our other senses? Re-awaken them when you join one of the Calgary Zoo’s African Zoofari programs. Perhaps in Tanzania or Kenya?

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