Did You Know that both male and female lion-tailed macaques sport fabulous manes? Young monkeys develop this long, lighter-colored area of fur when they reach around two years of age.
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 ›
Today is a perfect day to relax like a lemur in the leaves. Sit back, breathe deep, and just enjoy the sun and the breeze. 🍃 Don’t forget that if you want to… more ›
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 ›
Looks like Penzi bit off a little more than she can chew! While adult elephants can easily consume twigs and branches, little Penzi still has lots of growing to do before she could… more ›
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 ›
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 ›
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 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 ›
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!