Possible Outreach Animals


1. Pancake tortoises reptile
2. Madagascar hissing cockroaches insect
3. Blue-tongued skink reptile
4. Black-tailed prairie dog* mammal
5. Himalayan rabbit mammal
6. Ball pythons (3-4 ft) reptile
7. Kenyan sand boas (1-2 ft) reptile
8. Chilean rose-haired tarantulas** arachnid
9. Bearded dragons reptile
10. Guinea pig mammal
11. Box turtles reptile
12. Yellow-naped Amazon parrot** bird
13. Crested geckos reptile
14. White-crested cockatoo* bird
15. Chinchillas mammal
16. African hedgehog mammal
17. Tiger salamanders amphibian
18. Corn snakes (24-36”) reptile
19. Smooth soft shell turtle reptile
20. Leopard frogs amphibian
21. Netherland dwarf rabbit mammal
22. Red-eared sliders reptile
23. Southern 3-banded armadillos mammal
24. European ferret mammal
25. Marine toad amphibian
26. Painted turtles reptile


Biofacts such as skulls, skins, feathers, eggs, horns, antlers, mounted animals, etc.
Hint: Number of animals chosen depends on length of program. For a 1-hour program the zoo educator usually shows 5-6 animals depending on the size of the group.
*Indicates animals that cannot be touched by the spectators
**Indicates animals that are not handled by the presenter or spectators. They are shown in a clear container or on a perch.