Kenya Get Wet, the Zoo's interactive water play area, will be closed this week (March 31 - April 3) for maintenance. We're sorry for the inconvenience.
A guanaco uses its upper lip to pick up leaves and grass–like we would use our fingers!
These relatives of the llama live in dry habitat in South America. Guanacos can get all of the water they need from the plants they eat – just like many desert adapted animals in Arizona.
- Species Name:
- Scientific Name:
- Lama guanicoe
- South America
- Our Animal's Name(s):
- Proud Parents:
- Ken & Kelley Abrahams
Welcome, Amalia the Guanaco!
Amalia, a female guanaco, recently arrived at Reid Park Zoo from Idaho Falls. Amalia will be introduced to her exhibit in a few weeks, after…