Touch an animal ambassador

Monday-Friday, 2 pm

Come face-to-face with an Animal Ambassador near the Red Wolf Picnic Area. You might touch an armadillo, hedgehog, iguana, millipede, snake... or many others! New ambassadors are introduced every day of the week.

Touchable animals are listed with an asterisk (*).

Legendary Lizard Mondays
  • Green iguana *
  • Prehensile-tailed skink *
  • Blue tongued skink *

Turtle Talk Tuesdays
  • Radiated tortoise *
  • Pancake tortoise *
  • Hinged-back tortoise *
  • Box turtle *

Weird & Wonderful Wednesdays
  • Giant African millipede *
  • Madagascar hissing cockroach
  • African emperor scorpion
  • Pygmy owl
  • Various frog species
  • Tarantula
  • Giant Malaysian Katydid

Slithering Thurssssdays
  • Corn snake *
  • Gopher snake
  • Emerald tree boa
  • Green tree python

Fur Frenzy Fridays
  • Three-banded armadillo *
  • Domestic rat *
  • Opossum *
  • African hedgehog *
  • Domestic dog *
  • Rabbit *
  • Goat *
  • Mole rat
  • Skunk
  • Kinkajou
  • Two-toed sloth
  • Coendou

* Touchable animals