Possible Outreach Animals


1. Pancake tortoises reptile
2. Madagascar hissing cockroaches insect
3. Striped skunk mammal
4. Black-tailed prairie dog* mammal
5. Ball pythons (3-4 ft) reptile
6. Kenyan sand boas (1-2 ft) reptile
7. Uromastyx reptile
8. Western hognose snake reptile
9. Box turtles reptile
10. Yellow-naped Amazon parrot** bird
11. Crested geckos reptile
12. White-crested cockatoo* bird
13. Chinchillas mammal
14. African hedgehog mammal
15. Corn snakes (24-36”) reptile
16. Smooth soft shell turtle reptile
17. Leopard frogs amphibian
18. Colombian boa (18″-4′) reptile
19. Red-eared sliders reptile
20. Southern 3-banded armadillos mammal
21. European ferret mammal
22. Degus mammal
23. Bearded dragons reptile
24. Leopard geckos 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.