Whether it’s Black Beauty or Marley and Me, there’s something about that animal-human connection. Something so magical about coming nose to nose and eye to eye with these lovable creatures that leaves us spellbound. Check out these top 7 places at the Calgary Zoo where you can get closer than ever before. 

1. LIKE A SOUL MATE, IT’S YOUR PENGUIN!

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2. GORILLA GREETING

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3. RHINOCEROS- PREPOSTEROUS!

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4. BUTTERFLY WISHES

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5. YOU OTTER SEE THIS! 

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6. I WANT A HIPPOPOTAMUS FOR CHRISTMAS. AND FOR SUMMER       VACATION, TOO! 

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7. HEAD AND SHOULDERS ABOVE THE REST!

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Visit the Calgary Zoo and come face to face with some of the most enchanting creatures there are. 

- By Emily Schmidt

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