Animal Exhibits

Below is a listing of animals that the SF Teaching Zoo has in their collection, come out today to view the diverse species we have on exhibit.

Mammals

Common Name Scientific Name
White handed gibbon Hylobates lar
White -throated capuchin Cebus capucinus
Ocelot Leopardus pardalis
Guanaco Lama guanicoe
Springbok Antidorcas marsupialis
Reeves muntjac Muntiacus reevesi
Collared peccary Pecari tajacu
Red ruffed lemur Varecia rubra
Asian small-clawed otter Aonyx cinerea
Matschie's tree kangaroo Dendrolagus matschiei
Perdido Key beach mouse Peromyscus polionotus trissyllepsis
Squirrel monkey Saimiri sciureus
Visayan warty pig Sus cebifrons

Birds

Common Name Scientific Name
Barred owl Strix varia
Eastern screech owl Megascops asio asio
Great horned owl Bubo virginianus
Bald eagle Haliaeetus leucocephalus
Turkey vulture Cathartes aura
Eurasian collared dove Streptopelia decaocto
Yellow-crowned amazon Amazona ochrocephala ochrocephala
Cuban amazon Amazona leucocephala leucocephala
Pea hens/ Peacocks Pavo cristatus
Guinea turacos Tauraco corythaix
Greater rhea Rhea americana
Kookaburra Dacelo novaeguineae
Hawk-headed parrot Deroptyus accipitrinus accipitrinus
Red-billed hornbill Tockus erythrorhynchus
East African crown crane Balearica regulorum gibbericeps
Emu Dromaius novaehollandiae

Amphibians

Common Name Scientific Name
Squirrel tree frog Hyla squirella
Green and black poison arrow frog Dendrobates auratus
Greater Siren Siren lacertina
Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana

Reptiles

Common Name Scientific Name
Alligator snapping turtle Macrochelys temnicki
Ornate diamondback terrapin Malaclemys terrapin macrospilota
Florida pine snake Pituophis melanoleucus mugitus
Florida softshell Apalone ferox
Yellowbelly slider Trachemys scripta scripta
Red-eared slider Trachemys scripta elegans
Peninsula cooter Pseudemys floridana peninsularis
Florida box turtle Terrapene carolina bauri
Common musk turtle Kinosternon odoratum
Burmese brown tortoise Manouria emys emys
Red-foot tortoise Chelonoidis carbonaria
Galapagos tortoise Chelonoidis nigra
Leopard tortoise Stigmochelys pardalis
American alligator Alligator mississippiensis
Dwarf caiman Paleosuchus palpebrosus
Scheltopusik Ophisaurus apodus
Green iguana Iguana iguana
Tokay gecko Gekko gecko
Leopard gecko Eublepharis macularius
Prehensiled-tailed skink Corucia zebrata
Ball python Python regius
Common boa constrictor Boa constrictor
Florida kingsnake Lampropeltis getula floridana
Eastern diamondback rattlesnake Crotalus adamanteus
Corn snake Pantherophis guttatas
Florida cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti
Eastern indigo snake Drymarchon corais couperi
Dusky pygmy rattlesnake Sistrurus miliarius barbouri
Sinaloan milksnake Lampropeltis triangulum sinaloae
Gopher tortoise Gopherus polyphemus

Fish

Common Name Scientific Name
Striped leporinus Leporinus fasciatus

Invertebrates

Common Name Scientific Name
Chilean rose tarantula Grammostola rosea
Mexican red knee tarantula Brachypelma smithi
Antillean pink-toed tarantula Avicularia versicolor
Caribbean hermit crab Coenobita clypeatus