The wild Whooping Crane population has grown by two – thanks to the Calgary Zoo

The Calgary Zoo announced today that the number of whooping cranes in the wild grew by two, with the transfer of two, one-year old whooping cranes born at the Calgary Zoo. “We’re so proud that these...

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Future of the Vancouver Island marmot looks brighter thanks to new study

The Calgary Zoo along with the Marmot Recovery Foundation (MRF), the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the University of Washington recently published a study that could help take the...

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Calgary Zoo announces receipt of Petal Certification for Panda Passage

Panda Passage is part of the Calgary Zoo’s commitment to cutting-edge habitat design and has received Petal Certification, making it the most advanced habitat in the world, as well as the first...

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Plenty to do at the Zoo this Easter Weekend

The Calgary Zoo’s annual Easter weekend offers plenty to do with activities ranging from the recently re-opened Prehistoric Park complete with a new fast access bridge, tiger training, the return of...

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Calgary is Now on Baby Panda Watch!

The Calgary Zoo hopes to introduce more giant pandas back into the world by through artificial insemination of Er Shun, that was conducted yesterday at 12 p.m. Back in mid-March, the Calgary Zoo...

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Historic release bolsters one of Canada’s most endangered birds

With the release of 66 greater sage-grouse into the wild, the Calgary Zoo, in partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) and Parks Canada, has significantly boosted one of Canada’s most...

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