Zoo Info to Know

Find fast facts about the Calgary Zoo, along with a list of impressive resources to help you get  information from expert sources. 

Fact Sheets

Want to know how long the Calgary Zoo has been open for? How big our Canadian Wilds ecosystem is? How many lights go up during Zoolights? You can find these facts, along with lots of others in our fact sheets.

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Land of Lemurs Media Resources

The Calgary Zoo is bringing Madagascar to Alberta by opening Land of Lemurs on July 5, 2017. Find media resources available for this new project. 

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2017 Calgary Zoo Year-End Video

Happy Holidays from the Calgary Zoo! 

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Organic Shea Processing Centre Media Resources

The Calgary Zoo is marking the recent opening of the Organic Shea Processing Plant in Wechiau, Ghana with an African celebration on zoo grounds. The successful opening of the shea butter processing plant makes community conservation a reality which started with the goal of protecting one of the last wild hippo populations in Ghana to now creating a sustainable thriving business for the local community.

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These deer are named for their long, mule-like ears which help them detect predators in open spaces where sounds travels long distances.