Touch an animal ambassador

Saturday & Sunday, 2:30 pm
Also open Monday, September 1, at 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!

Touchable animals are listed with an asterisk (*).

Animal Ambassadors

  • Green iguana *
  • Prehensile-tailed skink *
  • Blue tongued skink *
  • Radiated tortoise *
  • Pancake tortoise *
  • Hinged-back tortoise *
  • Box turtle *
  • Giant African millipede *
  • Madagascar hissing cockroach
  • African emperor scorpion
  • Pygmy owl
  • Various frog species
  • Tarantula
  • Giant Malaysian Katydid
  • Corn snake *
  • Gopher snake
  • Emerald tree boa
  • Green tree python
  • Three-banded armadillo *
  • Domestic rat *
  • Opossum *
  • African hedgehog *
  • Domestic dog *
  • Rabbit *
  • Goat *
  • Mole rat
  • Skunk
  • Kinkajou
  • Two-toed sloth
  • Coendou

* Touchable animals