The Wechiau Hippo Factory: Next steps towards a shea butter factory

The Wechiau Hippo Factory: Next steps towards a shea butter factory

Why go on a Zoofari with the Calgary Zoo?

Why go on a Zoofari with the Calgary Zoo?

There are almost limitless travel options around the world today. Let the Calgary Zoo take care of things and make it easy for you to go to exotic destinations, experience the very best wildlife adventures and get the very best out of your journey.

Here are five reasons to join a Calgary Zoo Zoofari trip:

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Land of Lemurs Media Resources

The Calgary Zoo is bringing Madagascar to Alberta by opening Land of Lemurs on July 5, 2017. Find media resources available for this new project. 

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You can protect wildlife

Starting this summer, from July 1 until September 4, 2017, the zoo is challenging its guests to take action to protect wildlife. Two Conservation Action Stations will be set up on zoo grounds for guests at the zoo to get involved.

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Shopping for a cause: Jeans to Save Genes

Shopping for a cause: Jeans to Save Genes

Holt Renfrew is helping us shed light on our whooping crane conservation by hosting their second Jeans to Save Genes fundraiser this year. The plan is simple- stop by Holt Renfrew anytime from Friday, October 16, to Sunday October 18 and go shopping for jeans. Any pair purchased (men or women’s) during this fundraiser will have 10% of the proceeds donated towards whooping crane conservation.

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ILLUMINASIA: Lanterns and their Animal Connection

ILLUMINASIA: Lanterns and their Animal Connection

While you're enjoying the lanterns during ILLUMINASIA, may they serve as a reminder of the importance of conservation of their animal counterparts.

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Who, what, where, when- working with whooping cranes

Who, what, where, when- working with whooping cranes

What does the breeding process for our whooping cranes entail during the calendar year? We talked to Curator Colleen Baird, who leads the whooping crane artificial insemination team, and oversees the Calgary Zoo’s conservation work with the cranes.

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