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 tarantula** 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 hedgehogs 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 ferrets mammal
25. Painted turtles reptile
26. Degus mammal
27. Dumbo eared rats mammal
28. Colombian boa (12″) reptile
29. Western hognose snake reptile
30. Great Plains toad amphibian
31. 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.