Who's who at the zoo: meet keeper Barb Campbell

Who's who at the zoo: meet keeper Barb Campbell

Meet Barb Campbell, lead keeper in the Calgary Zoo's Eurasia section, and find out how she spends her days at the zoo.

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Saving the "Other" Panda

Saving the "Other" Panda

In many areas of their native range, red pandas live in the shadow of their iconic namesake, the giant panda. Calgary Zoo researcher Tara Stephens travelled to China to help with efforts to save wild red pandas. 

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Growth spurt! Catch up on the red panda cub's first few months

Growth spurt! Catch up on the red panda cub's first few months

Growth spurt! Catch up on the red panda cub's first few months at the zoo with some behind-the-scenes pictures. Red panda cubs remain with their mothers in their dens until the cub is big enough to climb trees, which is about three months. 

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What's red, black & cute all over?

What's red, black & cute all over?

Our new female red panda cub is here! She was born on July 15, 2015 to proud parents, Sakura and Dusk.

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Sam's field notes: Marine Reptiles

Sam's field notes: Marine Reptiles

Hi, I'm Sam! I'm learning about the dinosaurs in Prehistoric Park during Dinosaurs Alive, and recording what I discover in my field notes. I spent this past week in the 'Zoo Explorers' summer camp and learned so many things!

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Sam's field notes: Ankylosaurus

Sam's field notes: Ankylosaurus

Hi, I'm Sam! I'm learning about the dinosaurs in Prehistoric Park during Dinosaurs Alive, and recording what I discover in my field notes. This week I learned about the Ankylosaurus and their cool coat of armour. 

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What to do at the zoo...on a long weekend?

Zookeeper Week - Ryan Ball

Zookeeper Week - Ryan Ball

It's National Zoo Keeper Week and we're sharing the love! To recognize the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we are posting an interview of a keeper each day this week. Ryan followed his passion for science to a position here at the zoo.

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Zookeeper Week - Scott Russell

Zookeeper Week - Scott Russell

It's National Zoo Keeper Week and we're sharing the love! To recognize the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we are posting an interview of a keeper each day this week. Scott worked for over 10 years with elephants, and shares his fond memories with us.

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Zookeeper Week - Larry William Millar

Zookeeper Week - Larry William Millar

It's National Zoo Keeper Week and we're sharing the love! To recognize the dedication and hard work of our amazing zookeepers, we are posting an interview of a keeper each day this week. We loved talking to Larry, who found zookeeping by chance and fell in love. 

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