Animal displays

Drawing birds in art class? Would a rabbit make story time just perfect? The zoo can provide an animal or two, to make learning fun.

Available animals

(Efforts will be made to meet requests for specific animals but animal health concerns may require substitutions.)


  • rat
  • hedgehog
  • rabbit
  • kinkajou
  • American mink
  • prehensile-tailed porcupine
  • guinea pig


  • blue and gold macaw
  • golden eagle
  • green-winged macaw
  • Harris' hawk
  • hooded vulture
  • Indian runner duck
  • milky eagle owl
  • red-tailed hawk
  • saw-whet owl
  • turkey vulture
  • Western screech owl


  • desert tortoise
  • Philippine sailfin lizard
  • bearded dragon (lizard)
  • ball python
  • blue-tongued skink (lizard)
  • leopard tortoise
  • red-footed tortoise
  • box turtle
  • boa constrictor
  • rubber boa


$50 per animal per 30 minutes. Additional fee for eagles. Travel costs will be added for schools outside a 50-mile radius from the zoo. Limit of one classroom per presentation; do not combine classrooms.

Questions and reservations

Available September through mid-June at the zoo or September through April at your school. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

Tracy Modde