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Exotic Animals from Australia to Zimbabwe

Preview some of our animals below, or look over our daily events to see the ways you can learn about animals in Naples Zoo.

Please note: Many of these animals appear on a rotating basis in presentations and are not on exhibit and are labeled with an asterisk. Species labeled as (off exhibit) do not currently come out in shows and are not on exhibit. They are either in training, breeding, or standard quarantine.

Naples Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and an institutional member of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.

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Common Name
Scientific Name
Alligator mississipiensis
Anteater, Giant Myrmecophaga tridactyla
Bear, Black
Ursus americanus
Pogona vitticeps
Cheetah Acinonyx jubatus jubatus
Cobra, Pakistani* Naja naja karachiensis
Copperhead, Trans-pecos*
Agkistrodon contortix pictigaster
Cottonmouth moccasin, Florida*
Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti
Cotton-top tamarins Saguinus oedipus
Canis latrans
Crane, Black Crowned Balearica pavonina
Cephalophus silvicultor
Fosa (formerly spelled fossa)

Cryptoprocta ferox

Florida Panther Puma concolor coryi
Fox, Red* Vulpes vulpes
Frog, Blue poison dart
Dendrobates azureus
Frog, Yellow banded poison dart
Dendrobates leucomelas
Frog, Yellow and blue poison dart
Dendrobates tinctorius
Frog, Green-and-black poison dart
Dendrobates auratus
Frog, Tonkin bug-eyed frog (Mossy frog)
Theloderma corticale
Gazelle, Slender-horned Gazella leptoceros
Giant Anteater Myrmecophaga tridactyla
Gila monster*
Heloderma suspectum
Gibbon, buff-cheeked
Nomascus gabriellae
Hylobates lar
Giraffa camelopardalis
Hawk, Harris'*
Parabuteo unicinctus
Hawk, Red-shouldered*
Buteo lineatus
Hedgehog, African *

Atelerix albiventris

Honey badger
Mellivora capensis
Hornbill, Southern ground*
Bucorvus leaderbeateri
Hyena, Striped
Hyaena hyaena
Iguana, Cuban rock *
Cyclura nubila nubila
Aepyceros melampus
Potos flavus
Komodo dragon (off exhibit) Varanus komodoensis
Tragelaphus strepsiceros
Eulemur fulvus fulvus
Eulemur fulvus rufus
Lemur catta
Eulemur fulvus albifrons
Panthera pardus
Panthera leo
Lion, South African
Panthera leo krugeri
Lizard, Blue Spiny *

Scleroporus serrifer cyanogenys

Genus Ara
Ateles geoffroyi
Muntiacus reevesi
Leopardus pardalis
Owl, Eastern Screech *

Megascops asio

Parrot, African gray (off exhibit)
Psittacus erithacus
Genus Ara
Porcupine, African crested*
Hystrix africaeaustralis
Puff adder*
Bitis arietans
Python regis
Python, Burmese Python molurus bivittatus
Python, Carpet*
Morelia bredi
Python, Reticulated

Python reticulatus

Rattlesnake, Eastern Diamondback*
Crotalus adamanteus
Rattlesnake, Dusky Pygmy *
Sistrurus miliarius barbouri
Rat snake, Red *
Elaphe guttata guttata
Rat snake, Yellow *

Elaphe obsoleta quadrivittata

Ratel (Honey badger)
Mellivora capensis
Rufous beaked snake*
Rhamphiophis oxyrhynchus
Scorpion, Emperor *
Pandinus imperator
Hylobates syndactylus
Skunk, striped*
Mephitis mephitis
Sloth, Hoffman's two-toed Choloepus hoffmanni
Sloth, Linneaus' two-toed
Choloepus didactylus
Corucia zebrata
Ateles geoffroyi
Tamarin, Cotton-top Saguinus oedipus
Tarantula, Desert blonde*
Aphonopelma chalcodes
Terciopelo (Fer-de-lance)*
Bothrops asper
Panthera tigris jacksoni
Geochelone pardalis
Tortoise, Red footed
Chelonoidis carbonaria
Viper, West African Gaboon*
Bitis gabonica rhinoceros
Viper, Side-striped*
Bothriechis lateralis
Vulture, Black* Coragyps atratus
Zebra, Burchell's Equus quagga burchellii
Zebra, Grants
Equus quagga boehmi


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