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Wildtimes | Spotlight
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" 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...

[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_1565625811493{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] The Edmonton Valley Zoo is home to an Asian elephant named Lucy. She is now 44 years old and has been cared for by dedicated and professional staff here for the past 42 years....

[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_1562972791217{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] Zookeeper Joelle has a passion for animals - but that passion extends beyond her day job of caring for the more than 350 animals here at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Joelle articulates skeletons! [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal"...

[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_1561068585453{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] New Red Panda Residence: A Palatial Playground [/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] Our red panda family - Mama Pip, Papa Kalden, and youngster Paprika - are ecstatic...

[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_1560448475016{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] Many of our guests ask: “Where does the Edmonton Valley Zoo get its animals?” Of course, there are no zoo stores with catalogues of animals to order. Rather, there are many...

[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_1560463696088{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] Honk, Moo, Baaa! Have you Heard? THE EDMONTON VALLEY ZOO’S NEW URBAN FARM IS NOW OPEN! [/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 Urban Farm is a new exhibit which...

[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] It’s been almost a week since we opened the Urban Farm barn doors. As our animals are getting settled in their new home, it may have crossed your mind to wonder what's involved with moving a couple...