The Calgary Zoo manages a diverse collection of animals representing many geographic areas of the world – and it takes a small army of dedicated zoo staff to take care of everything for the animals and over 1.2 million visitors each year. Almost daily, there is some news about our animals or the interesting people that work or visit the zoo. In Bite-size News we’ll share those short stories with you to keep you up-to-date on what’s happening at your zoo.
A mammal is a warm-blooded vertebrate animal with a covering of skin and hair. Mammals include cats, dogs, monkeys, and even some aquatic aimals like hippos and whales.