*The lengths and locations of drop-in programs are approximate and may change due to the unpredictability of working with animals, inclement weather, and construction. Daily drop-in program schedules may change on special event days. For a list of upcoming events please visit: Event Days
Schedule: September 3 – May 6, 2017
|Saturday and Sunday||Elephant Talk||11am|
|Tuesday and Friday||ACA Fascination Station||11am|
Schedule: May 7 – September 2, 2017
|Daily||ACA Go Wild Activity Tent||10am/12:30pm/3:30pm|
|Canadian Carnivore Talk||11:30am|
Location: Elephant Building
Visit Lucy the elephant and get a glimpse into her life! Watch Lucy and her care team together as they demonstrate exercise, care methods and the animal enrichment that Lucy receives on a regular basis.
Location: Reindeer Enclosure and The Wander
Not only are reindeer some of Santa’s magical helpers—they've also mastered the ability to survive in one of the harshest climates in the world! Join the reindeer on their daily walk and learn how these magnificent animals have adapted to living in the Arctic.
Location: Arctic Shores
Location: Saito Centre
Looking to get closer to some of our animals? Join us to meet and learn about one of the fascinating species that lives here at the zoo!
Canadian Carnivore Talk
Location: Carnivore Enclosures
Did you know that lynx prefer to hunt in the evening? Or that the wolf is the ancestor of all domestic dogs? Come learn more about one of our Canadian carnivores during this talk.
Location: Otter Enclosure
Did you know there are 13 different species of otters found all over the world? Come learn more about the river otters that live at the zoo at this fascinating talk.
Location: Conservation Station
Did you know the great horned owl is Alberta’s provincial bird? Join us to learn more about birds of prey and see one up close!
Location: Makira Outpost
Did you know lemurs are found only on Madagascar and surrounding islands? Join us to learn more about our fascinating lemur species at the zoo!
Location: Meerkat Enclosure
Did you know meerkats have a membrane that covers and protects their eye while they dig? Join us to learn more about the meerkats at the meerkat exhibit!
Location: The Wander
Check for the daily location of this walk at Guest Services. Join us to see Lucy at one of her favourite spots around the zoo.
Tuesday Tiger Talk
Location: Tiger Enclosure
Did you know that to combat the cold conditions of winter, Amur tigers have thicker fur coats than tigers in southern Asia? Join us to learn more about tigers on Tuesday nights at the zoo.