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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_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...

[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" 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...

[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_1582578146856{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] B.C. Northern Leopard Frogs are Here!   The Edmonton Valley Zoo, in partnership with the Calgary Zoo and Vancouver Aquarium, are members of the British Columbia Northern Leopard Frog Recovery Team, a project with the purpose...

[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_1581543501132{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] Edmonton Valley Zoo Jumps In to Save Endangered Frogs   The Edmonton Valley Zoo believes a zoo's value is more than simply providing a safe, healthy, and stimulating environment for the animals we care for, and...

[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_empty_space height="50"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1576689203184{margin-top: -50px !important;}"] Shopping for Santa's Anonymous? Is your business holding its annual party? Kid's holiday party?   We purchase in large quantities so you can trust our pricing as well as our outstanding selection of educational and entertaining games...

[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="1/4"][icon_text box_type="normal" icon="fa-calendar" icon_type="circle" icon_position="top" icon_size="fa-4x" use_custom_icon_size="no" title="WHEN" title_font_weight="100" separator="yes" separator_width="10" text="Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday throughout December + Dec 26" icon_color="#fed925" title_color="#000000" text_color="#000000" icon_background_color="#000000"][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][icon_text box_type="normal" icon="fa-clock-o" icon_type="circle" icon_position="top" icon_size="fa-4x" use_custom_icon_size="no" title="TIME" title_font_weight="100" separator="yes" separator_width="10"...

[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....