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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][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_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" 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_1562973719422{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] I was born at the Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo on June 7, 2012. A couple of years later, I moved to the Edmonton Valley Zoo to meet Pip. The goal was...

[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" 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_1562774923778{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] I was born July 23, 2017 right here at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. Though my peeps are from the Eastern Himalayan mountains of Nepal, Bhutan, China, and area, I am...

[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_1562273703413{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"] The Edmonton Valley Zoo has been my home since I entered the world on May 26, 2008. I am 11 years young. I live here with my beloved and very...

[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_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" 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_1558115920582{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"]I was born May 20, 2012, which means it’s my birthday and you’ll probably want to stop by and say happy birthday to me! I would love that. And I...