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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" in_content_menu="in_content_menu" content_menu_icon="" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1592246307557{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] Come join the fun, safely, when Edmonton Valley Zoo reopens.   We’re back! Zoo visitors will find many new COVID-19 safety features, alongside all the usual fun, at the Edmonton Valley Zoo...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" in_content_menu="in_content_menu" content_menu_icon="" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1582831656325{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] I was hand-picked from a litter of Juliana pigs along with my sister Ophelia, to reside in the Edmonton Valley Zoo's interactive Urban Farm. Juliana pigs have been specifically...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1582578146856{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] B.C. Northern Leopard Frogs are Here!   The Edmonton Valley Zoo, in partnership with the Calgary Zoo and Vancouver Aquarium, are members of the British Columbia Northern Leopard Frog Recovery Team, a project with the purpose...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1581543501132{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] Edmonton Valley Zoo Jumps In to Save Endangered Frogs   The Edmonton Valley Zoo believes a zoo's value is more than simply providing a safe, healthy, and stimulating environment for the animals we care for, and...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1579731623034{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] As you may have heard, we recently completed a comprehensive health review of Lucy, the Asian elephant here at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. For the past 10 years experts have told us that moving...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" in_content_menu="in_content_menu" content_menu_icon="" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1578504684667{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] We (Marshmallow and Dolly) were born and raised on a farm in central Alberta. In the wild, Bactrian camels live in herds in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia and China....

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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="1/4"][icon_text box_type="normal" icon="fa-calendar" icon_type="circle" icon_position="top" icon_size="fa-4x" use_custom_icon_size="no" title="WHEN" title_font_weight="100" separator="yes" separator_width="10" text="Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday throughout December + Dec 26" icon_color="#fed925" title_color="#000000" text_color="#000000" icon_background_color="#000000"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][icon_text box_type="normal" icon="fa-clock-o" icon_type="circle" icon_position="top" icon_size="fa-4x" use_custom_icon_size="no" title="TIME" title_font_weight="100" separator="yes" separator_width="10"...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" in_content_menu="in_content_menu" content_menu_icon="" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1571175870781{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] When it comes to being sluggish, sloths win the prize! They are the slowest mammals in the world, traveling on average 37 metres (41 yards) a day! In fact, they...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1570127429453{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] There are many tasks in a day in the life of a zookeeper, from cleaning habitats and feeding to training, making enrichments, special care, and record keeping. On one day, a zookeeper...