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 Wildlife Stage Shows and Animal Encounters


African Hedgehog           profile
African Hedgehog

Bobcat                      profile

Grey Fox                         profile
Grey Fox

Kinkajou                    profileKinkajou

Lesser Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec Lesser Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec

Six-banded Armadillo  profileSix-banded Armadillo


Blue & Gold Macaw         videoBlue & Gold Macaw

Burrowing Owl            videoBurrowing Owl

Eclectus Parrot               profileEclectus Parrot

Fulvous Whistling DuckFulvous Whistling Duck

Harris' Hawk                     videoHarris' Hawk

Laughing Kookaburra
                              profile/videoLaughing Kookaburra

Red-tailed HawkRed-tailed Hawk

Thick-billed Parrot                                                      profileThick-billed Parrot

Western Screech OwlWestern Screech Owl

   Reptiles & Amphibians

African Pancake Tortoise African Pancake Tortoise

Ball Python                     profileBall Python

Blue-tongued Skink         profilePrehensiled-tailed Skink

Box Turtles: Ornate &
Three-toed                      profile
Ornate Box Turtle

Brazilian Rainbow BoaBrazilian Rainbow Boa

Colombian Red-tailed Boa
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                     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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