The Madagascar radiated tortoise is a critically endangered reptile native to the spiny forests of southern and southwestern Madagascar. It has disappeared entirely from 40% of its historical range, and the remaining populations have shrunk severely by recent and ongoing… read more →
Walking around the Zoo, you will occasionally spot visitors quietly sitting and working on pads of paper. More often than not, these are talented artists using our animal residents as subjects for sketches. We recently sat down with one of… read more →
The Kikuyu colobus monkey lives in small family groups and occupies the upper canopies of Africa’s tropical forests and wooded grasslands. This infant male is one of two babies born in February 2015.
Volunteers play a vital role in fulfilling the Zoo’s mission of “Nurturing Wildlife and Enriching the Human Experience,” from helping with office work to assisting our animal keepers. This week is Volunteer Week, so we’re highlighting the many ways our volunteers give… read more →