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The Calgary Zoo, Calgary

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Learn more about endangered wildlife at The Calgary Zoo, housing over 1,000 animals in enclosures designed to resemble their natural habitats. In addition to representing and conserving more than 100 different species, the zoo features a large botanical garden with changing displays of common garden flowers and tropical plants. Onsite picnic areas provide plenty of green space to relax, while a prehistoric park with life-sized dinosaur replicas ensures additional entertainment for families with little kids. Special programs include behind-the-scenes tours and keeper-for-a-day experiences. Visit the website to purchase tickets and find a printable hi-res map. Put The Calgary Zoo into our Calgary itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This was my first experience with easy parking, loved it!!!! New exhibits included the penguins, lemurs and the Pandas soon to come. Alot has changed but that day everyone was on show. The hippo was r...  more »
  • We took our family to the Calgary Zoo, our hotel offered a special zoo ticket rate, which was great as we were able to skip the ticket lines and go right in. The zoo is laid out so well with the diffe...  more »
  • Second visit after the flood. There is definitely more to see now! We spent 4 hours at the zoo and everyone enjoyed it! We seen lots of animals, dinosaurs, flowers and plants! Must go!  more »

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