Animal displays

Drawing turtles 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
  • guinea pig


  • walking sticks
  • giant cockroaches
  • Madagascar hissing cockroaches
  • millipedes
  • vinegaroon


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


$60 per animal per 30 minutes.  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