Meerkats, Dwarf Crocodiles, Butterflies and Penguins…Oh My!

Calgary, AB – After a six-month closure as part of the enhanced public safety measures announced in December, the Calgary Zoo reopened its indoor animal habitats and buildings today as part of Stage 2...

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Join us for Seniors' Week - June 7-10

You know them, you love them, and we do too – our seniors! In celebration of Seniors’ Week, the Calgary Zoo is proud to partner with the City of Calgary to show our appreciation for Alberta’s seniors...

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Breeding Endangered Whooping Cranes In A COVID Time

Calgary, AB - Breeding endangered whooping cranes and hatching chicks successfully is always challenging – even more so during a global pandemic but WE DID IT! The Calgary Zoo has three whooping crane...

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Dinosaurs Have Awakened At The Calgary Zoo!

Calgary, AB - The Calgary Zoo will take you back in time to when dinosaurs reigned supreme with announcement of its newest exhibit, “Dinosaurs: Awakened”, opening to the public this Friday, May 28...

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First Wild Fishers Born in Washington State in Over 50 Years Thanks to a Partnership with the Calgary Zoo

Calgary, AB – State and federal biologists in WA have found the first wild fishers to be born in the North Cascades in perhaps half a century. A female fisher, F105, was detected on a trail camera...

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Scientists Say Policy is Urgently Needed for “Assisted Colonization” To help Wildlife Cope with Climate Change

New paper in journal Science provides policy guidance for species assisted colonization, which is critically needed in the face of rapid climate change. Moving wildlife that cannot adapt either...

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