Here are a few of our animals, come by the zoo to see many more. We will be adding more information and animals to this Animal Education section.
Arabian Camel Camelus dromedarius
The Arabian Camel is a large even-toed ungulate with one hump on its back. Adults grow to a height of 1.8–2.0 m. The weight is usually in the range of 400–600 kg for males, with females being 10% lighter. They show remarkable adaptability in body temperature, from 34 °C to 41.7 °C, this being an adaptation to conserve water.
With a rider they can maintain 8-9 mph for hours at a time. Unlike horses, they kneel for the loading of passengers and cargo.
White-nosed Coati Nasua narica - Common Name Coatimundi
White-nosed Coatis inhabit wooded areas of the Americas. They are found at any altitude from sea level to 11,000 ft, and from as far north as southeastern Arizona and New Mexico to as far south as Colombia.
They are omnivores (eats plants and meat), preferring small vertebrates, fruits, carrion, insects, and eggs. They can climb trees easily, where the tail is used for balance, but they are most often on the ground foraging.
Blackbuck Antilope cervicapra
Blackbuck is a species of Antelope found mainly in India. The distinctive horns of the Blackbuck are ringed with 1 to 4 spiral turns, rarely more than 4 turns, and can be as long as 31 in.
On the open plain, the Blackbuck is one of the fastest animals and can outrun most predators over long distances.The diet of the Blackbuck consists mostly of grasses, although it does eat pods, flowers and fruits to supplement its diet.
This tiger is a cross between a Siberian and Bengal Tiger.
The Red Kangaroo is the largest species of kangaroo. The males can grow to be 6 foot tall and weigh as much as 250 lbs.