Wild Times Archive

[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_1632348047273{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] Happy Sea Otter Awareness Week! Do you find it otterly confusing to distinguish between river otters and sea otters?  While we don’t have any sea otters here at the Edmonton Valley Zoo, we are home to...

[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_1631901057056{margin-top: -50px !important;}"]We’re always finding reasons to celebrate our adorable, rusty red, bushy-tailed friends, and there’s no better day than International Red Panda Day, which falls annually on the third Saturday of September. You’ve probably seen these...

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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_1628566686398{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"]There are two types of elephants in the world - Asian elephants and African elephants. Asian elephants, found in many parts of Southeast Asia, are smaller and can be identified...

[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_1627406956673{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"]The Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep is the provincial mammal of Alberta. They are named for their large curved horns. Both males and females have horns, which continue to grow throughout...

[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_1625889851650{margin-top: -50px !important;}"]We're not the only ones who had to pivot in the past year and a half in response to the pandemic. School field trips have been put on hold in the past 18 months....

[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_1625872362030{margin-top: -50px !important;}"]Any mother will tell you it’s difficult to look after a newborn. But have you ever wondered what it would be like to raise a baby camel? It’s exhausting! If you’ve been to the 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_1625872753411{margin-right: 32px !important;margin-left: 32px !important;}"]Canada lynx are a medium-sized cat with distinct long ear tufts, flared facial hair, and a black-tipped, bobbed tail. Canada lynx are part of the Species Survival Plan (SSP). In...

[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_1625606887580{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] Northern Leopard Frog Jumpstart Hopping our way through summer, the Northern Leopard Frog Jumpstart is in full force! We are so happy to announce we have almost reached our target goal of $250,000, with only...