The Wilder Institute / Calgary Zoo shared unfortunate news this week, as they had to euthanize one of their ailing gorillas. Kimani, a six-year-old western lowland gorilla, was diagnosed with a form of pediatric liver
The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo marked a major milestone this month in the preservation of the endangered burrowing owls species. Earlier in May, the zoo released 10 breeding pairs of the birds back into the prairies.
An inaugural celebration of Alberta’s flora and fauna is being brought to the city next month. Alberta Environment and Parks and The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo are bringing the first ever Alberta Biodiversity Festival to the
Calgary’s Zoo has cause for celebration, as 21-year-old western lowland gorilla, Dossi, has given birth to a new baby. Dossi delivered the newborn early Wednesday morning, the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo said. The sex of the
Vaccines are now being given to select Calgary Zoo animals with the intention of getting nearly 70 animals immunized against Covid-19. The Zoo said Thursday that beginning April 5, they started administering a shipment of
The excitement by families, school groups, and the occasional reporter to see a tiger was immediately apparent on Tuesday, at the Calgary Zoo. For the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo, Tuesday was also the big launch of
This year could prove to be an important, and fruitful one for the species preservation work going on at the Calgary Zoo. The zoo, which re-branded its foundation to the Wilder Institute to reflect broader
Visitors to the Calgary Zoo’s Rainforest building will be required to continue masking in the days ahead, despite the incoming March end for that city and provincial mandate. Citing the risk of Covid-19 on expectant