Update: Giant Panda Relocation to China

We know our global community is anxiously awaiting an update on our giant pandas, Er Shun and Da Mao. The Calgary Zoo advised in May that COVID-19 had negatively impacted our ability to reliably...

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5 endangered species the Calgary Zoo has saved from extinction

The Calgary Zoo Foundation’s greater sage grouse initiative is a 10-year project funded primarily by Alberta Environment and Parks and by Environment and Climate Change Canada. It is because of...

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Always Listening: Public Weighs In On Calgary Zoo's Safety Measures

Since reopening on May 23 with the new “Zooventure” experience, Calgary Zoo members, visitors and donors have been warmly welcomed to the Calgary Zoo to enjoy the beautiful urban forest and learn...

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Update: Giant Panda Relocation to China

The Calgary Zoo announced earlier today that it has not yet been able to secure international travel permits yet to relocate giant pandas, “Er Shun” and “Da Mao”, back to China, expressing increasing...

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Helping Global Conservation Refugees

For species extinct in the wild, such as the Guam Kingfisher, the value of zoos, aquariums and botanical gardens is crystal clear: their existence hinges on the support of these organizations. The...

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Helping Hands Hatch Calgary Zoo's Newest King Penguin Chick

The Calgary Zoo’s Animal Care team had watchful eyes on a King penguin egg this month, that was expected to hatch in late July to seasoned mom, “Grace” (who had and raised “Edward”), and her partner,...

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