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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. 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
Cavy, Patagonian Dolichotis patagonum
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
Cephalophus silvicultor
Fosa (formerly spelled fossa)

Cryptoprocta ferox

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 (off exhibit) 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
Cyprinus carpio
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, Barn
Tyto alba
Owl, Eastern Screech

Megascops asio

Parrot, African gray (off exhibit)
Psittacus erithacus
Genus Ara
Patagonian cavy Dolichotis patagonum
Pine Snake, Louisiana

Pituophis ruthveni

Hystrix africaeaustralis
Puff adder
Bitis arietans
Python regis
Python, Carpet
Morelia bredi
Python, Reticulated (off exhibit)

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
Wallaby, Parma
Macropus parma
Zebra, Burchell's Equus quagga burchellii
Zebra, Grants
Equus quagga boehmi


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