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

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


African Hedgehog Not Threatened Symbol      profile
African hedgehog

Bobcat Vulnerable Symbol                      profile

Grey Fox Not Threatened Symbol                   profile
Grey Fox

Kinkajou Not Threatened Symbol                    profile

Lesser Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec Not Threatened Symbol
Lesser Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec

Six-banded Armadillo Not Threatened Symbol  profile
Six-banded Armadillo


Blue & Gold Macaw Vulnerable Symbol    video
Blue and gold macaw

Burrowing Owl Vulnerable Symbol            video
Burrowing owl

Bateleur Eagle Vulnerable SymbolBateleur Eagle

Eclectus Parrot Vulnerable Symbol          profile
Eclectus Parrot

Fulvous Whistling Duck Not Threatened Symbol
Fulvous Whistling Duck

Great Horned Owl Vulnerable Symbol Great Horned Owl

Harris' Hawk Vulnerable Symbol               video
Harris' Hawk

Laughing Kookaburra Not Threatened Symbol                                       profile/video
Laughing Kookaburra

Red-tailed Hawk Vulnerable Symbol
Red-tailed Hawk

Thick-billed Parrot Endangered Symbol      profile
Thick-billed Parrot

Western Screech Owl Vulnerable Symbol
Western Screech Owl


Reptiles & Amphibians 

African Pancake Tortoise
Vulnerable Symbol
African Pancake Tortoise

Ball Python Vulnerable Symbol                profile
Ball Python

Blue-tongued Skink Not Threatened Symbol    profile
Blue-tongued Skink

Ornate & Three-toed Box Turtles Vulnerable Symbol                       profile
Ornate Box Turtle

Brazilian Rainbow Boa Not Threatened Symbol
Brazilian Rainbow Boa

Colombian Red-tailed Boa Not Threatened Symbol
Colombian Red-tailed Boa

Colorado River Toad Not Threatened Symbol
Colorado River Toad

Desert Tortoise Vulnerable Symbol           profile
Desert Tortoise

Kenyan Sand Boa Not Threatened Symbol
Kenyan Sand Boa

Mali Spiny-tailed Lizard Not Threatened Symbol                                     profile
Mali Spiny-tailed Lizard

Pacific Gopher Snake Not Threatened Symbol
Pacific Gopher Snake

Rubber Boa Vulnerable Symbol               profile
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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