Wild Times Archive
Wildtimes | Creature Feature
A blog for the Edmonton Valley Zoo animals.
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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_1569359580402{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] Amur tigers - also known as Siberian tigers - are the largest cats in the world. They are found in a northern climate that is far harsher than that of...

[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_1568155079204{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] Bactrian camels are famous for having two humps instead of one. Contrary to popular belief, these humps don’t store water. Instead, the humps store fat, which the camel’s body can...

[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_1566836724471{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] Takins, considered to be a Chinese national treasure, are large, muscular mammals covered with thick hair and bearing crescent-shaped horns. Sometimes called goat antelopes, these animals look like a cross...

[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_1564760490036{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] Known for being incredibly intelligent, the Kea is the world’s only alpine parrot. In the wild, they are found only in the mountains of South Island, New Zealand. Kea like to frolic in the...

[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_1558731267219{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] Red pandas are some of the Edmonton Valley Zoo’s most popular residents! Between their adorable faces, rusty red coats, and bushy tails, it’s easy to see how they enchant thousands of zoo visitors each...

[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_1555519590705{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] Arctic Shores at the Edmonton Valley Zoo is home to four playful and entertaining harbour seals. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" thickness="1" up="20" down="20"][/vc_column][/vc_row][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]The female quartet ranges from...

[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_1554334021042{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] The sheep in the Edmonton Valley Zoo’s new Urban Farm are pleased to meet ewe! There are two different sheep species who call the zoo home: Shetland sheep and Babydoll sheep [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" thickness="1" up="20" down="20"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation=""...