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

Animal Ambassadors
Animal Ambassadors participate in the Wildlife Stage Show, Animal Encounters, and travel with the ZooMobile. Find out how to "Bring the Zoo to You" with the ZooMobile.

*Bobcat, Grey Fox, Bateleur Eagle,and Red-tailed Hawk do NOT travel with the ZooMobile.
*These animals are off exhibit except during shows and encounters.


Bobcat Vulnerable Symbol                 profile

Grey Fox Not Threatened Symbol                   profile
Grey Fox

Kinkajou Not Threatened Symbol              profile

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



Blue & Gold Macaw Vulnerable Symbol    video
Blue and gold macaw

Burrowing Owl Vulnerable Symbol      profile
Burrowing owl

Bateleur Eagle Vulnerable Symbol          profileBateleur Eagle

Eclectus Parrot Vulnerable Symbol          profile
Eclectus Parrot

Fulvous Whistling Duck Not Threatened Symbol
Fulvous Whistling Duck

Great Horned Owl Vulnerable Symbol      profile 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

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





* 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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