Calgary Zoo

Why The Province And Feds Are Giving These Birds Millions

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The future of the critically endangered greater sage grouse could well be determined on a ranch south of Calgary.The ranch is operated by th...

Unpleasant Surprise At Calgary Zoo

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Calgary Zoo says a hippopotamus has delivered stillborn twins — an event which came as a surprise to zookeepers who didn't know the an...

Why Calgary Keeps On Impressing Me

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

Calgary amazes me. I've visited the city three times in the past 18 months. It is a city whose economic boom has led to a blossoming of culture that has created one of the most vibrant and enjoyable places to visit in North America.

Calgary Zoo Welcomes A Bunch Of New Animals

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.05.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The welcome wagon is busy at the Calgary Zoo.Officials say the zoo's animal family has increased with the recent arrival of a white black be...

Welcome Back, Calgary Zoo!

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Hundreds of grownups and children pressed up behind a purple banner Thursday as they waited for the chance to reconnect with furry, feathery...

Another Penguin Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Another penguin has died at the Calgary Zoo.Zoo officials say they made the "difficult" decision to euthanize Houdini, a 14-month-old male G...

GREAT News For Zoolights Fans

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Calgary Zoo plans to fling its doors wide to visitors next month for the first time since the animal park was heavily damaged by floodin...

More Tragedy At The Calgary Zoo

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Two more penguins have died at the Calgary Zoo.The zoo says Eduardo, a male Humboldt penguin, died Sunday of a fungal infection that affects...

What An Ontario Zoo Is Doing For Calgary's Flooded Facility

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.10.2013 | Canada Alberta

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. - A zoo in Peterborough, Ont., says it will hold a fundraising event in support of the Calgary Zoo's 2 By 2 Rebuild the Zoo campaig...

'We Can't Take Such A Mistake Lightly'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Calgary Zoo says it was a human error that allowed some of its gorillas to get into the area where their food is prepared for the second...

Unbelievably, This Happened AGAIN At The Calgary Zoo

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.01.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - It's a lesson in what can happen when you feed the animals.For the second time in less than a year, some of the gorillas at the Calgary Zoo ...

LOOK: Calgary Zoo's Spike On His Way To Florida

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Spike the elephant is on his way from the Calgary Zoo to his new home in Florida.Animal handlers carefully loaded the 31-year-old Asian pach...

Re-Opening Calgary Zoo Needs Our Support!

Cody Battershill | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Alberta
Cody Battershill

It was only a few months ago, in late June of 2013, when the animals at the Calgary Zoo were forced to evacuate because of rapidly rising water levels on the Bow and Elbow Rivers. Little did they know that they would be joining an already hefty evacuee list with tens of thousands of local Calgarians, some of whom probably had seen them at our awesome zoo at one point or another.

LOOK: A 'White' Black Bear At The Calgary Zoo

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.04.2013 | Canada Alberta

The Calgary Zoo has welcomed one of the most unique bears you'll likely ever see. Officials welcomed a "white" black bear over the weekend, after s...

'A Very Sad Day For Our Keepers'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.20.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Calgary Zoo says its three female elephants will make a new home together in Washington, D.C.Kamala, Swarna and Maharani are expected to...

Third Animal To Die At Zoo This Week

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.16.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A zebra has died at the Calgary Zoo, the third animal to die there this week.One of the zebras which arrived just before the June flood was ...

Second Calgary Zoo Penguin Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A second Humboldt penguin in as many days has died at the Calgary Zoo from what a veterinarian says appears to be a bacterial infection.The ...

Calgary Zoo Penguin Dies

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - A penguin has died at the Calgary Zoo.Guillermo, a three-year-old Humboldt penguin, came to Calgary in 2011 from a zoo in New York.Zoo keepe...

Animal Exodus From Flood-Ravaged Zoo Continues

CBC | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

A Quebec zoo is getting ready to welcome evacuees displaced by the floods in Calgary last month. The Granby Zoo is taking in four spider monkeys lef...

Back To Work

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The popular Penguin Plunge was one of the exhibits on view as the Calgary Zoo welcomed visitors Wednesday for the first time since the anima...

Calgary Zoo Ready For Partial Reopening

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

Five weeks after a flood hit southern Alberta and the Calgary Zoo faced extensive damage from flood-waters, the facility is preparing for a partial re...

Leaving Calgary Zoo For All The Right Reasons

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Alberta

The Calgary Zoo is saying goodbye to one of their elephants. Spike - also known by his birth name, Ganesh - will be moving to Busch Gardens in Tamp...

Calgary Zoo Elephant Moving To Florida

Globalnews.ca | Posted 09.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY – Zoo officials have announced the new home for one of their beloved elephants. ...

WATCH: Cute Penguin Chick Born In Zoo Despite Flood

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The flood-damaged Calgary Zoo will have a new baby to show off when the animal park partially reopens at the end of the month.The zoo says a...

LOOK: Flooded-Out Zoo Critters Find New Homes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.11.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Calgary Zoo says accredited Canadian zoos have offered assistance in the wake of the devastation caused by the flooding.Several have off...