The Calgary Zoo introduces its new male western lowland gorilla

The Calgary Zoo announced that its new male western lowland gorilla, “Jasiri”, has finished his 3-month quarantine and made his public debut in the TransAlta Rainforest. The zoo released a short video...

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Join us in rooting for our littlest king penguin!

Earlier this summer, a king penguin egg was laid at the Calgary Zoo by 27 year-old king penguin Antoinette, who came to the Calgary Zoo from the BioDome in Montreal in hopes that she might finally...

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The Calgary Zoo Welcomes Five Endangered Vancouver Island Marmot Pups

The Calgary Zoo announced today that 5 Vancouver Island Marmot pups have been born at the Devonian Wildlife Conservation Centre. Since the Calgary Zoo became involved in the Vancouver Island marmot...

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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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