Meet Our Whooping Cranes

Gaze through the marshes in the heart of the Canadian Wilds and you’re in for an incredibly rare sight—whooping cranes.

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How you can help

At the Calgary Zoo, we’re passionate about wildlife conservation. Your donations and membership costs can go a long way towards helping us fund our efforts.

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Calgary Zoo - Whooping Cranes - How to Help

Where We Live

Wild whooping cranes breed in Alberta’s Wood Buffalo National Park and the Northwest Territories.

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Calgary Zoo - Animals - Whooping Crane Map
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Calgary Zoo - Animals - Whooping Crane Did You Know

Did You Know?

At nearly 1.5 M (five feet) tall, the whooping crane is North America's tallest bird!