World-class Expertise Gathered to Care for Giant Pandas

The Calgary Zoo is proud to announce that an international team of experts has been assembled to care for the giant pandas which begin a five-year stay in Calgary next spring.

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Calgary Zoo Leaps Ahead to Protect Endangered B.C. Northern Leopard Frog

With only one surviving native population of the B.C. northern leopard frog left in the wild, the Calgary Zoo is focusing its world-renowned conservation expertise on this endangered species. The zoo...

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WWF-Canada releases Living Planet Report

On September 13, 2017 our conservation colleagues at WWF-Canada released their Living Planet Report, which showed some dramatic decreases in Canadian wildlife. Their study found that from 1970 to 2014...

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Calgary Zoo Reduces Waste by 50 Per Cent

Since rolling out its three-stream bins on Earth Day 2016, the Calgary Zoo has reduced the amount of its waste by 50 per cent or 103,869 kilograms in one year. That’s equivalent to the weight of 87...

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King Penguin Chick Makes its Debut

The Calgary Zoo is excited to announce the debut of its third king penguin chick hatched on August 1, 2017.

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Outlining the Secret for Penguin Chick Success

The Calgary Zoo is pleased to announce the arrival of three new penguin chicks thanks to the long-term thinking of the zoo’s dedicated Animal Care team. Following the breeding recommendations of the...

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Calgary Zoo Opens Canada's First Walk-through Lemur Experience

The Calgary Zoo is proud to open its first new major habitat in five years, Land of Lemurs, Canada’s first immersive lemur experience.

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Calgary Zoo Urges Calgarians to Take Action For Wildlife Conservation

Timed with the July 5, 2017 opening of the new Land of Lemurs walk-through, the Calgary Zoo will be challenging its guests to take action to protect wildlife.

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Canada's Most Endangered Mammal Gets a Major Boost

Calgary, AB – As Canada marks its 150th birthday, the Calgary Zoo is also commemorating a successful year for the Vancouver Island marmot. The country’s most endangered mammal will see a major boost...

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CONSERVATION FIRST IN ALBERTA: CALGARY ZOO RELEASES 15 BURROWING OWLS

The Calgary Zoo has taken a significant step forward to bolster the endangered burrowing owl population in Alberta. This May, 15 owls were released into the wild; the first time for this species in...

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THE GREY WOLF NAMED CANADA’S GREATEST ANIMAL

After a successful seven-week campaign, the results are in and Canadians have chosen the grey wolf as Canada’s Greatest Animal.

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Calling All Adults: Let's Celebrate Canadian Wildlife

Here’s your chance to explore the Calgary Zoo during the evening and without kids! Discover a mature version of the zoo during Adult Night: Canadian Wilds. Guests will enjoy unique Canadian-inspired...

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