Meet Our Animals

Discover Our Animals

Our Zoo has hundreds of species of animals and plants waiting to be discovered by visitors.

There are over 5,400 species of mammals on earth. They all have unique ways of looking and behaving, but being warm-blooded, having bones and hair or fur, typically giving birth to live young, and producing milk for the offspring characterize these species as mammals.

African Elephant

The African elephant is the largest living land-dwelling animal.

African Lion

African lions are the only cats known to live in groups.

American Beaver

The American beaver is North America’s largest rodent. They are known for building dams, canals, and lodges.

Amur Tiger

Amur tigers are also known as the Siberian, Manchurian, Altaic, Korean, North China, or Ussuri tiger.

Black Rhinoceros

These large mammals live in the bush country, grasslands, and woodlands of Africa.

California Sea Lion

California sea lions are warm-blooded coastal dwelling mammals that glide easily through the water with their torpedo-shaped bodies and propelled by their “winged feet.”

Cheetah

Sometimes confused with leopards, cheetahs have spots instead of rosettes. Cheetahs also have distinctive markings on their face, known as tear stripes.

Dama Gazelle

The dama gazelle is the largest species of gazelle.

Grant’s Zebra

The Grant Zebra is the smallest of the subspecies of plains zebras. They are sometimes referred to as the African version of the horse.

Kunekune pig

Kunekune pigs are a relatively small breed of pig, reaching weights of around 120 to 240 pounds. They are native to New Zealand.

Masai Giraffe

The Masai giraffe, also known as the Kilimanjaro giraffe, is the largest subspecies of giraffe and the tallest land mammal on earth.

Meerkat

The meerkat is a small carnivorous mammal and a member of the mongoose family. The name “meerkat” comes from the Afrikaans language.

Polar Bear

The polar bear is native to the Arctic Ocean and its surrounding seas. It is the largest carnivore found on land.

Pygmy Hippo

The pygmy hippopotamus has eluded researchers in the wild for years. In fact, the species was not discovered until 1840.

Red Panda

Red pandas are named after their fire-red coat that is also blended with white and black to provides perfect camouflage in the wild.