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Sacramento Zoo Animal Ambassadors

Animal Ambassadors participate in animal encounters, Behind-the-Scenes Tours, and travel with the ZooMobile. Please note that ZooMobiles are temporarily unavailable – check back later.

*Grey fox and bateleur eagle do NOT travel with the ZooMobile.
*Animal Ambassadors are off exhibit except during encounters.

Mammals

African Hedgehog

African Hedgehog
N

Grey Fox

Lando the Grey Fox
N

Lesser Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec

Lesser Madagascar Hedgehog Tenrec at the sac zoo
N

Six-banded Armadillo

Six-banded Armadillo
N
 

Birds

Bateleur Eagle

Bateleur Eagle

Blue & Gold Macaw

Blue and Gold Macaw
N

Burrowing Owl

Burrowing Owl
V
 

Eclectus Parrot

Eclectus Parrot
N

Fulvous Whistling Duck

Fulvous Whistling Duck
V

Great Horned Owl

Great Horned Owl
V

Harris’ Hawk

Harris' Hawk
V

Laughing Kookaburra

Laughing Kookaburra
N
 

Thick-billed Parrot

Thick-billed Parrot
E
 

Reptiles & Amphibians

African Pancake Tortoise

African Pancake Tortoise
V
 

Ball Python

Ball Python
V

Blue-tongued Skink

Blue-tongued Skink
N

California Mountain Kingsnake

California king snake at the sac zoo
N

Desert Tortoise

Desert Tortoise
C

Kenyan Sand Boa

Kenyan Sand Boa
V

Mali Spiny-tailed Lizard

Mali Spiny-tailed Lizard
N

Ornate & Three-toed Box Turtles

Box Turtle
V

Pacific Gopher Snake

gopher snake at the sac zoo
N

Red-tailed Boa

Red-tailed Boa
N

* 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.

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Population Status

  • C Critically Endangered
  • E Endangered
  • V Vulnerable to Endangerment
  • N Not Threatened

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