NEWS: Valley Zoo building new home for red pandas, upgrading urban farm

CTV NEWS – MAY, 18, 2018

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PRESS: EVZ CELEBRATES LUCY THE ELEPHANT’S BIRTHDAY

EDMONTON EXAMINER – JULY 8, 2015

Lucy's Birthday
There was much to be celebrated at the Edmonton Valley Zoo, July 1.

Canada’s 148th year as a self-governing dominion; the zoo’s 56-year presence in the city; and the star of the morning, Lucy the elephant’s 40th birthday.

“I couldn’t wait to see them giving out her present,” said Remi Grenier, 6.

After a warm reception, Lucy wowed the crowd with her skillful drumming, crushed recycling ability and superb balance.

“We come every year for her birthday,” said Joanne, Remi’s grandmother.

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NEWS: Alberta government invests $575,000 in Valley Zoo’s new child-focused exhibit

EDMONTON JOURNAL/ DUSTIN COOK – 2018

A new exhibit under construction at the Edmonton Valley Zoo will provide a new home for red pandas as well as the zoo’s urban farm, which hasn’t been updated since opening in 1959.

The Alberta government will provide $575,000 for the Nature’s Wild Backyard exhibit that is expected to be completed in early 2019, Edmonton-Whitemud NDP MLA Bob Turner announced Friday.

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NEWS: CITY OF EDMONTON LUCY HEALTH UPDATES

CITY OF EDMONTON – 2016

Follow the link below for the latest City of Edmonton news regarding Lucy the Elephants Health. The City of Edmonton has posted video, as well as downloadable .pdf copies of CAZA’s Independent Review of the Edmonton Valley Zoo’s Elephant Programme and their Variance Approval Letter.

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PRESS: LUCY THE ELEPHANT SHOULD STAY AT EDMONTON ZOO, REPORT RECOMMENDS

GLOBE & MAIL NEWS – JULY 19, 2016

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A new assessment of a controversial Alberta elephant has recommended that she remain at the Edmonton Valley Zoo based on findings that she is being well cared for, appears healthy and bonded to her workers – and that she could die if she is moved….

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PRESS: EDMONTON ZOO TO HOST ANOTHER POKEMON GO SAFARI NIGHT

METRO NEWS – AUG 22, 2016

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If you missed your first opportunity to hunt Zubats and Drowzees among zebras and lions you’re in luck: the Edmonton Zoo is…

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PRESS: FOL GALLERY

EDMONTON JOURNAL – DECEMBER 10, 2015

Ice Sculpture Photo

An ice sculpture of a howling wolf lights up a pathway inside the Edmonton Valley Zoo on Dec 10, 2015.

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FUN: COLOUR

ZEBRA BABY

Zebra Colouring Sheet

FUN: FACT

DID YOU KNOW?

Grevy’s zebra foals are born with brown or reddish-brown stripes instead of black stripes! This gradually darkens to black as the zebra ages.

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It is through today’s zoos that future generations will come to a greater understanding of the human impact on the natural world and be motivated to preserve it and reverse the damage already done. Every donation, big or small, helps us revitalize our beloved Edmonton Valley Zoo! Thank you for caring for the animals, our children's future and the planet!