Sacramento Zoo Animal Ambassadors
Species List and Fact Sheets
click on the underlined species names for fact sheets

Animal Ambassadors
These animals off exhibit except during Wildlife Stage Shows and Animal Encounters

Mammals
African Hedgehog          profileAfrican Hedgehog Bobcat                     profileBobcat Greater Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec                           profileGreater Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec

Grey Fox
Grey Fox

Kinkajou                   profile
Kinkajou

Lesser Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec 
Lesser Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec

Six-banded Armadillo
Six-banded Armadillo

   
Birds

Bateleur Eagle
Bateleur Eagle

Blue & Gold Macaw         videoBlue & Gold Macaw

Burrowng Owl             video
Burrowing Owl

Eclectus Parrot             profileEclectus Parrot

Fulvous Whistling DuckFulvous duck

Harris' Hawk                    video
Harris' Hawk

Laughing Kookaburra
                             profile/videoLaughing Kookaburra

Red-tailed Hawk
Red-tailed Hawk

Thick-billed Parrot   
                                    profile
Thick-billed Parrot

Western Screech Owl
Western Screech Owl

   
Reptiles & Amphibians

American Alligator
American Alligator

Ball Python                   profile
Ball Python

Blue-tongued Skink        profile
Blue-tongued Skink

Box Turtles (Ornate and Three-toed)                    profile
Ornate Box Turtle

Brazilian Rainbow Boa
Brazilian Rainbow Boa

Colombian Red-tailed Boa
                                    profile
Colombian Red-tailed Boa

Colorado River Toad
Colorado River Toad

Desert Tortoise               profile
Desert Tortoise

 Kenyan Sand Boa
Kenyan Sand Boa

Mali Spiny-tailed Lizard
                                    profile
Mali spiny-tailed lizard

 Pacific Gopher Snake
Pacific Gopher Snake

Rubber Boa
Rubber Boa

* The Zoo determines each species extinction status level by compiling resources from the following agencies: The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Appendices, US Fish and Wildlife Endangered Species Act (ESA), International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) Red List, and the European Union Wildlife Trade Regulations.

Photo credit: Lauren Kraft, Tananarive Aubert, Sacramento Zoo Staff

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