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Photo Essay: Calgary Zoo prepares endangered marmots for hibernation

By Sean Willett, September 27 2016 — At the Calgary Zoo’s Devonian Wildlife Conservation Centre, Vancouver Island marmots are getting ready for bed. Found only in the mountains of Vancouver Island, these large rodents were nearly driven extinct due to forest clearcutting around their mountain habitats. But thanks to captive breeding efforts and habitat restoration…

Illuminasia lights up Calgary Zoo with Asian-influenced animal lantern festival

By Rachel Woodward, September 1 2016 — The Calgary Zoo is home to many wonderful things, from baby animals to educational programs and wildlife conservation. This month, Illuminasia — a celebration of Asian culture through bright, animal-shaped lanterns — will bring colour to the zoo as it takes place for the second year in a row…

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