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Animals

MEET OUR ANIMALS

As Palm Beach County's top-rated zoological experience we are home to over 550 animals and 190 species, many of them endangered. 

Aldabra tortoise

Aldabra tortoise

Aldabrachelys gigantea

Diet
Herbivore
Status in the Wild
At Risk
Range
Asia
Alligators

Alligators

Alligator mississippiensis

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Declining
Range
Florida Wetlands
American Flamingos

American Flamingos

Phoenicopterus ruber

Diet
Insects, Crustaceans
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
Baird's Tapir

Baird's Tapir

Tapirus bairdii

Diet
Leaves, fruit
Status in the Wild
Endangered
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles

Haliaeetus leucocephalus

Diet
Fish
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
Bali Mynah

Bali Mynah

Leucopsar rothschildi

Diet
Omnivore
Status in the Wild
Critically endangered
Range
Southeastern Asia
Barn Owl

Barn Owl

Tyto alba

Diet
Various mammals
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
Barred Owl

Barred Owl

Strix varia

Diet
Small reptiles, mammals
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
Bears

Bears

Ursus americanus

Diet
Omnivore, fruit
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
Black Vulture

Black Vulture

Coragyps atratus

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
Bush Dogs

Bush Dogs

Speothos venaticus

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
At Risk
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Butterfly Garden

Butterfly Garden

Certified Butterfly Sanctuary

Diet
Nectar, tree sap
Status in the Wild
Endangered
Range
East Asia
Caiman

Caiman

Caiman crocodilus

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Tropics of the Americas
Capuchin Monkeys

Capuchin Monkeys

Cebus capucinus

Diet
Omnivores
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Capybaras

Capybaras

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris

Diet
Herbivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Chilean Flamingos

Chilean Flamingos

Phoenicopterus chilensis

Diet
Omnivore
Status in the Wild
At Risk
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Coati

Coati

Nasua nasua

Diet
Omnivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
Cougar

Cougar

Puma concolor

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
Cranes

Cranes

Grus canadensis

Diet
Insects, fish
Status in the Wild
Endangered (Population decreasing)
Range
East Asia
Deer

Deer

Odocoileus virginianus

Diet
Leaves, fruit
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Asia
Emus

Emus

Dromaius novaehollandiae

Diet
Omnivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Asia
Fennec Fox

Fennec Fox

Vulpes zerda

Diet
Omnivore
Status in the Wild
Stable
Range
The Islands
Giant Anteaters

Giant Anteaters

Myrmecophaga tridactyla

Diet
Insectivore kibble, avocado
Status in the Wild
Vulnerable
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Golden Lion Tamarin

Golden Lion Tamarin

Leontopithecus rosalia

Diet
Omnivore
Status in the Wild
Endangered
Range
South America
Howler Monkeys

Howler Monkeys

Alouatta

Diet
Herbivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Asia
Jaguars

Jaguars

Panthera onca

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Threatened
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Kinkajou

Kinkajou

Potos flavus

Diet
Carnivores, fruit
Status in the Wild
Stable
Range
Tropical rainforest
Koalas

Koalas

Phascolarctos cinereus

Diet
Eucalyptus
Status in the Wild
Least concern
Range
The Islands
Komodo Dragon

Komodo Dragon

Varanus komodoensis

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
At Risk
Range
The Islands
Kookaburra

Kookaburra

Dacelo novaeguineae

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Not Threatened
Range
Australia
Llamas

Llamas

Lama glama

Diet
Herbivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Asia
Lorikeets

Lorikeets

Loriini

Diet
fruit, nectar
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
The Islands
Malayan Chevrotain

Malayan Chevrotain

Tragulus napu

Diet
Herbivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Asian Aviary
Ocelots

Ocelots

Leopardus pardalis

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Otters

Otters

Lontra canadensis

Diet
Aquatic organisms
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
Panthers

Panthers

Puma concolor coryi

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Endangered
Range
Florida Wetlands
Patagonian Cavy

Patagonian Cavy

Dolichotis patagonum

Diet
Herbivore
Status in the Wild
Near Threatened
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Peacock

Peacock

Pavo cristatus

Diet
Omnivore
Status in the Wild
Endangered
Range
Tropics of Americas
Red Ruffed Lemurs

Red Ruffed Lemurs

Varecia rubra

Diet
Vegetarian
Status in the Wild
Critically Endangered
Range
The Islands
Red-tailed Hawk

Red-tailed Hawk

Buteo jamaicensis

Diet
Rodents
Status in the Wild
Stable
Range
Florida Wetlands
Rhinoceros Hornbill

Rhinoceros Hornbill

Buceros rhinoceros

Diet
Fruit, small animals
Status in the Wild
Near Threatened
Range
Asia
Ring-tailed Lemurs

Ring-tailed Lemurs

Lemur catta

Diet
Herbivore
Status in the Wild
Endangered
Range
The Islands
Scarlet Macaws

Scarlet Macaws

Ara macao

Diet
Fruits, Nuts
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
The Islands
Servals

Servals

Leptailurus serval

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Least Threatened
Range
The Islands
Siamangs

Siamangs

Symphalangus syndactylus

Diet
Fruit, protein
Status in the Wild
Endangered
Range
The Islands
Singing Dog

Singing Dog

Canis dingo hallstromi

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Vulnerable
Range
The Islands
Sloths

Sloths

Choloepus hoffmanni

Diet
Herbivore
Status in the Wild
Not Threatened
Range
The Islands
Southern Ground Hornbill

Southern Ground Hornbill

Bucorvus leadbeateri

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
At Risk
Range
Asia
Spider Monkeys

Spider Monkeys

Ateles

Diet
Omnivore
Status in the Wild
Critically Endangered
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Spoonbills

Spoonbills

Platalea ajaja

Diet
Fish, insects
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
Squirrel Monkeys

Squirrel Monkeys

Saimiri

Diet
Omnivore
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
The Tropics of the Americas
Tamarins

Tamarins

Leontopithecus rosalia

Diet
Insects, Plants
Status in the Wild
Endangered
Range
The Islands
Tigers

Tigers

Panthera tigris tigris

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Critically Endangered
Range
Asia
Toucans

Toucans

Ramphastidae

Diet
Frugivores
Status in the Wild
Some Endangered
Range
The Islands
Turkey Vulture

Turkey Vulture

Cathartes aura

Diet
Bird of prey diet
Status in the Wild
Least Concern
Range
Florida Wetlands
White alligator

White alligator

Alligator mississippiensis

Diet
Carnivore
Status in the Wild
Critically Endangered
Range
Florida Wetlands