Zookeeper Week- Jax Hoggard

Zookeeper Week- Jax Hoggard

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. Keeper Jax had some great stories to tell.

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Creature Features - Hippo (from National Geographic)

Welcome to the Hippo Spa (from National Geographic)

Calgary Zoo Conservation Through Community Outreach

Calgary Zoo Conservation Through Community Outreach

Calgary Zoo Conservation Through Community Outreach

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Zoo Researchers Get Endangered Species to "Say Cheese"

Zoo Researchers Get Endangered Species to "Say Cheese"

Remote camera traps are a bit like Candid Camera for endangered species, offering researchers a peek into the secret lives of animals facing environmental challenges.

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The Calgary Zoo has North America’s largest indoor hippo tank. In the wild, tilapia fish swim alongside wild hippos in the Nile River. At the zoo, tilapia help us keep the tank clean by feeding on hippo waste.

Saving Hippos – Changing Lives

Saving Hippos – Changing Lives

It was a simple concept – create a sanctuary to save hippos – and over a decade ago, the Wechiau Community Hippo Sanctuary was founded to do just that.

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