Current News

The Calgary Zoo is open year round. Something interesting is always happening, no matter the season. We’re committed to keeping everyone informed about the latest news at the zoo, and this is the place we do it. See our most current media releases below, and check out the archives in you’re interested in a story that’s more than six months old.

When You Have a Nose for News

Black-footed ferrets were thought to be globally extinct until a small group was discovered in 1981 in Wyoming by a ranch dog named Shep.