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yesterday at 19:30. Facebook
Walk it off! If you're planning to munch on some Sunday Safari Brunch tomorrow, end with a stroll through Canadian Wilds.

Introduce the group to the #GreatestCdnAnimal candidates while you digest your feast! [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Calgary Zoo
yesterday at 15:14. Facebook
"In a perfect world, zoos wouldn't need to exist."

President and CEO Dr. Clement Lanthier guest blogs for the Calgary Zoo to discuss the limited time left for Canadian species, and about the vital engagement work of progressive zoos.

In a perfect world zoos wouldn’t need to exist | Calgary Zoo - Blog

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The Calgary Zoo
03/24/2017 at 21:31. Facebook
Are you hearing the call of the wild?

That howl is the distinctive voice of the wolf, a species that values strong social bonds and teamwork. Is the dashing grey wolf up to the challenge of being the #GreatestCanadianAnimal?

Introducing the grey wolf- the leader of the pack | Calgary Zoo - Blog

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The Calgary Zoo
03/24/2017 at 16:40. Facebook
Are you joining us for tomorrow's Member Morning?
Take a tour with our interpreters in the Canadian Wilds and learn more about the #GreatestCdnAnimal candidates- the grey wolf, grizzly bear, whooping crane, bison, great grey owl, rocky mountain goat and beaver!

Member Events

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The Calgary Zoo
03/23/2017 at 21:08. Facebook
Oh Canada! It's a calling to name Canada's Greatest Animal!

As the country celebrates our 150th birthday, it's time to take a look at who represents the people of this great nation.

Now you can vote for a national animal that represents the mature and diverse country that Canada has become. Who will you choose when you vote for the #GreatestCdnAnimal?

Oh Canada! A calling to name Canada’s Greatest Animal | Calgary Zoo - Blog

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The Calgary Zoo
03/23/2017 at 16:02. Facebook
The campaign begins- it's time to name Canada's Greatest Animal! Who will you vote for?#GreatestCdnAnimal
The Calgary Zoo
03/23/2017 at 14:03. Facebook
Introducing the 'Eh Team!'
Check our Facebook page again at 10 a.m. to learn more.
It might get wild...
The Calgary Zoo
03/22/2017 at 21:59. Facebook
The Calgary Zoo's high season starts tomorrow, and runs from March 23- October 10, 2017.

What does this mean for our visitors?

This means the return of high season pricing, new free Canadian programming in Canadian Wilds, the opening of Prehistoric Park (starting the afternoon of the 23), the return of Tiger Training and more! Check our Plan Your Visit page tomorrow morning for details: [...
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The Calgary Zoo
03/22/2017 at 14:04. Facebook
Is it the end of an era? We'll see what tomorrow brings...
The Calgary Zoo
03/22/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
Reminder: Cequel Energy Lodge in the Canadian Wilds will be closed to the public from 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017 until 12 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017 to allow for preparations for a special event.

The building will re-open to the public after noon on March 23, and regular hours will resume on Friday, March 24, 2017.
The Calgary Zoo
03/21/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
Beetle mania! The indoor gardens in the ENMAX Conservatory can attract pests by the nature of the lush vegetation. One of the main offenders in the greenhouses is the notorious mealy bug, a sap-sucking pest that also secretes an unsightly powdery coating.

Our Horticulture team is always finding ways to keep the plants healthy without using chemical pesticides, so to combat this invader, a...
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The Calgary Zoo
03/21/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
We're thinking tall today! It is the #InternationalDayofForests, and the United Nations has reminded us of the importance of trees, how how they provide so much for us- including energy.

The forests of Madagascar are under threat, and the survival of those trees is not only important for animals like lemurs- but the lemurs help the trees survive as well. Their feces germinate seeds at a high...
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CALGARY ZOO LEAPS FORWARD TO PROTECT LEMURS | Calgary Zoo - Blog

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The Calgary Zoo
03/20/2017 at 19:30. Facebook
Reminder: Cequel Energy Lodge in the Canadian Wilds will be closed to the public from 12 p.m. Wednesday, March 22, 2017 until 12 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017 to allow for preparations for a special event.

The building will re-open to the public after noon on March 23, and regular hours will resume on Friday, March 24, 2017.
The Calgary Zoo
03/20/2017 at 14:00. Facebook
Learn about animals from the experts, watch Tiger Training, a carnivore feed, or catch an animal feeding!

Discover our free daily programs: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The Calgary Zoo
03/19/2017 at 21:13. Facebook
That's quite the photobomb! Can you help us #captionthisphoto?
The Calgary Zoo
03/19/2017 at 15:16. Facebook
What's that? Today's the last day of the #penguinwalkyyc??

Join us at 11 a.m. and witness the cutest waddle in action -one more time: [ Bit.ly Link ]
It's been a year since king chick, Nero, waddled in his first #penguinwalkyyc. As you can see, he was rather fluffy! Now he's the proud owner of adult feathers, and he's as sleek as the others- come see him for yourself!

The last walk of the season is tomorrow, Sunday, March 19! Join us: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Nero's First Penguin Walk!

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Due to high temperature and strong winds, the Penguin Walk has been cancelled for Saturday, March 18, 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Any further cancellation notices will be posted to the zoo's website and social media channels.
Watching the growing mother-daughter relationship between Kioja and Kimani is something truly special.

Join us in the TransAtla Rainforest at 2:30 p.m. today to learn all about Gorilla Family Dynamics: [ Bit.ly Link ]
Did you hear? Sunday, March 19 is the last day to catch the #penguinwalkyyc for the year.

Now is your chance to witness the penguin waddle fun in person, daily at 11 a.m, and see them strut their stuff: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Waddle your way to the daily Penguin Walk!

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