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The Calgary Zoo, Calgary

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Zoo / Aquarium Wildlife Area
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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  • Went to the zoo with grand daughter had a wonderful time. Displays are tastefully done and imaginative.Loved the penguin display.Felt sorry for the hippo in the bathtub. Very friendly staff. Highly re...  more »
  • I have been to many zoo's and realize they are not for everyone but Calgary's is truly a great Zoo. Kids love it as they can get up close to many animals like the penguins which are fun and amazing cr...  more »
  • Generally, the Calgary Zoo is pretty darn awesome. Animals are well cared for and most of the enclosures are actually well thought out. There are some great animals to see - the penguins are always en...  more »