Now with the first freeze of the season, our attention focuses to what’s blooming in Amazonia. Red Button Ginger (Costus woodsonii), draws attention with its exotic red flowers. The warm […]Read More about What’s In Bloom? Red Button Ginger
Do You Want to Be Like a Keel-billed Toucan?
When entering the Amazonia rainforest building, the first animal to greet you on the right is a keel-billed toucan. Toucans have a lot of notable qualities, but they are likely […]Read More about Do You Want to Be Like a Keel-billed Toucan?
By: Leigh Ramon, Animal Curator If you’ve been to the zoo since mid-July, then you have surely smiled at our newest mammals! Juno and Astrid are North American river otters, […]Read More about Otterly Adorable!
The Penguins Are Here!
By: Leigh Ramon, Assistant Animal Curator Getting ready to open a new exhibit with a species new to the zoo comes with a variety of preparations. There is a lot […]Read More about The Penguins Are Here!
Who’s That Penguin?
By: Leigh Ramon, Animal Curator There are several important pieces to putting together a new exhibit, but perhaps the most highlighted are the individual animals to be showcased! Building our […]Read More about Who’s That Penguin?
Getting Up To Speed on Beliza
Hi everyone! We thought we’d take this chance to give you a little insider information about one of the more interesting vet cases we have at the zoo right now. […]Read More about Getting Up To Speed on Beliza