Welcome to 5 new meerkat pups!

Welcome to 5 new meerkat pups!

Welcome to 5 new meerkat pups!

We're excited to announce that we have five new slender-tailed meerkat pups! Born December 9th, 2014, they first poked their heads out of their den on Christmas Day- it was a nice present for our African Savannah zookeepers!

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Zookeeper Week- Carrie Coleman

Zookeeper Week- Carrie Coleman

The summer of 2014, we recognized National Zoo Keeper Week! To celebrate the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we posted an interview of a keeper each day that week! Our Lead primate keeper told us some heartwarming stories.

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Meet the Zookeeper: Carrie Coleman

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National Zookeeper Week- Patrick Thompson

National Zookeeper Week- Patrick Thompson

The summer of 2014, we recognized National Zoo Keeper Week! To celebrate the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we posted an interview of a keeper each day that week! Check out Patrick below (he's got a great snake story!)

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Meet the Zookeeper: Patrick Thompson

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National Zookeeper Week- Calvin Stuka

National Zookeeper Week- Calvin Stuka

The summer of 2014, we recognized National Zoo Keeper Week! To celebrate the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we posted an interview of a keeper each day that week! Check out Calvin below:
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Meet the Zookeeper: Calvin Stuka

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National Zookeeper Week- Jeni Neufeld

National Zookeeper Week- Jeni Neufeld

The summer of 2014, we recognized National Zoo Keeper Week! To celebrate the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we posted an interview of a keeper each day that week! Check out Jeni below:
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Meet the Zookeeper: Jeni Neufeld

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Top ten things to do in bad weather

Top ten things to do in bad weather

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Who's who at the zoo: meet curator Dr. Malu Celli

Who's who at the zoo: meet curator Dr. Malu Celli

Do you want to know all about mandrills, gorillas, and penguins? The woman with the answers is Dr. Malu Celli, curator of Destination Africa (TransAlta Rainforest and African Savannah) and Penguin Plunge. We’ve interviewed her for our “Who’s who at the zoo” blog series, to learn more about her fascinating career.

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New Mandrills in TransAlta Rainforest

New Mandrills in TransAlta Rainforest

The month of June is Zoo and Aquarium month, and what better way to celebrate than to spend each week featuring one of our diverse sections! This first week is dedicated to Africa and the animals found in our TransAlta Rainforest and African Savannah buildings.

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Helping hippos! Calgary Zoo conservation outreach in Africa

Straw-Coloured Fruit Bat (from the BBC)

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