Otter Plays in her Stream

Sometimes you want to play in a deep pool and sometimes you want to play in a shallow stream! African spotted-necked otters are adapted to a wide range of semi-aquatic habitats including lakes,… more ›

Capybara Foraging

Capybara are herbivores that eat lots of grasses, leaves, shoots, sticks, and sometimes fruits and vegetables! Like all rodents, capybara have teeth that never stop growing. They need to eat and chew continuously… more ›

Gibbon Calling and Swinging

Turn your sound up to hear a gibbon’s morning call! Lar gibbons are a species of lesser ape that use loud vocalizations to establish their territory. These gibbons also swing from their arms… more ›

Grizzly Bear Snacks and Scratches

It’s surprising how dainty and dexterous this 700 pound bear can be when eating a piece of lettuce. Grizzly bears are omnivores that eat meat, vegetables, fruits, nuts, and leafy greens. Watch till… more ›

Squirrel Monkey Manners

In squirrel monkey society it is perfectly acceptable to chew with your mouth open! It is also acceptable to play with your food, rub your food onto other things, throw your food, and… more ›

Lions Have Rough Tongues

Lions Kaya and Nayo are participating in Tongue Out Tuesday! Did you know that cats’ tongues are covered in hundreds of tiny, backwards-facing spines? These spines are used for grooming and for licking… more ›

Monday Morning Stretch

Streeetch! Otters have very flexible spines to allow them to evenly groom their entire body. Today Pfeiffer is demonstrating this flexibility with her unique strategy for looking around!