CALGARY (660 NEWS) – The Calgary Zoo is reopening to the public after it shut down because of the coronavirus.
The zoo will be back open on May 23.
Exciting news!! We're reopening to the public on May 23, with a new one-way outdoor only limited capacity exceptional experience: Zooventure! Timed tickets will be required for entry, and you'll be able to get yours online starting on May 21. Learn more: https://t.co/fq6MIkoXtb pic.twitter.com/rZIdi99Zgt
— Calgary Zoo (@calgaryzoo) May 16, 2020
In an email, to its members on Friday reads visitors are advised to watch out for access to limited capacity and timed entry tickets will be available on May 21.
— Tom Ross (@Tommy_Slick) May 15, 2020
On May 22, the zoo will be announcing “something special.”
Tickets will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Earlier this week it was announced that the pandas will be sent back to China because of a bamboo shortage due to the pandemic.
After months of overcoming barriers to transporting fresh bamboo to feed its giant pandas, the Calgary Zoo announced today that it will be relocating giant pandas, “Er Shun” and “Da Mao”, back home to China where bamboo is abundant and local. Read More: https://t.co/mVPOINd4U2 pic.twitter.com/Tpl7zpxSvc
— Calgary Zoo (@calgaryzoo) May 12, 2020
The zoo has been closed since March 16.