Calgary Trip: Calgary Zoo

Went to see the Calgary Zoo. It was very hot. Many of the animals were more sensible than the people and stayed under shelter or in their huts.
Reticulated Giraffe from Western Africa and are an endangered species. They eat 16 - 20 hours a day and upto 140 lbs Slender-Tailed Meerkat from Southern Africa. They stand up like this to watch for predators
From one of the greenhouses. Crocodile Monitor Lizard from Papua New Guinea. They can grow up to 13 feet and weigh as much as 200 lbs
Grevy's Zebras. They are from Africa and on the endangered species list Inland Bearded Dragon from from central Australia. They like bugs, flowers and fruit to eat.
I forgot to take a picture of his sign! African Blue-Bellied Rollers. This is a male. This display had just male birds that were waiting to be sent to another zoo.
Chilean Flamingos are a species at risk. The pink colour comes from the red carotenoids in the algae they eat. There were four elephants. This is one of the three females (the male had metal caps on his tusks). They were enjoying the water spray.


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