The animal kingdom, all in one place
Canada is home to some of the world’s most incredible creatures. Visitors are taken on a journey through seven of Canada’s ecological zones.
See the majesty of the animal kingdom up close. From towering giraffes to powerful lions, you’ll discover the world’s most incredible creatures.
From grassy plains to the northern tundra, Asia is a continent full of incredible creatures made to survive in unique conditions.
It’s time to take a deep breath. Breathe in the lush greenery of our greenhouse and see if a butterfly comes to greet you.
Find yourself in a penguin paradise. See penguins waddling on the beach under the aurora lights and splashing in the sunshine.
Dorothy Harvie Gardens
Discover an oasis. Across six acres of land, this garden shows what is possible in Calgary’s unique climate zone.
Get ready to roar. This seasonal space is full of dinosaurs that bring the past rulers of the world to life.
Care & Conservation
How we care for them
At the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo, we are bringing together our passion for plants and animals with our dedication to taking and inspiring action to sustain wildlife and wild places.
Adopt a Species
Your symbolic adoption of a zoo species helps us to provide exceptional care to over 4,000 animals at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo.