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We care for more than 3,000 individual animals of nearly 400 different species. If you're looking for information about one or more of the animals we have in our care — you can sort by exhibit or by class by using the buttons below.

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Amphibians Results
Alligator Newt, Echinotriton Andersoni
Aquatic caecilian, Typhlonectes natans
Barred tiger salamander, Ambystoma tigrinum mavortium
Betsileo Mantella, Mantella Betsileo
Black-spotted Newt, Notophthalmus Meridionalis
Blackbelly Salamander, Desmognathus Quadramaculatus
Brown Newt, Cynops Ensicauda
Caecilian, Boulengerula
Canyon Tree Frog, Hyla Arenicolor
Chacoan horned frog, Ceratophrys cranwelli
Clawed Frog, Xenopus Clivii
Clouded Salamander, Hynobius Nebulosus
Colorado River toad, Bufo alvarius
Congo Caecilian, Herpele Squalostoma
Cuban tree frog, Osteopilus septentrionalis
Dwarf Surinam Toad, Pipa Parva
Ebenaui mantella, Mantella Ebenaui
European fire salamander, Salamandra salamandra salamandra
Evergreen Toad, Incilius Coniferus
Gaboon caecilian, Geotrypetes seraphini
Gaboon Caecilian, Geotrypetes Seraphini
Giant marine toad, Bufo marinus
Golden mantella frog, Mantella aurantiaca
Great Plains toad, Bufo cognatus
Green-and-black poison dart frog, Dendrobates auratus
Grotto Salamander, Eurycea Spelaea
Hellbender, Cryptobranchus Allenganiensis
Himalayan Crocodile Newt, Tylototriton verrucosus
Hourglass Tree Frog, Hyla Ebraccata
Iberian ribbed newt, Pleurodeles waltl
Kaisers spotted newt, Neurergus kaiseri
Kaup's Caecilian, Potomotyphlus Kaupii
Lemur Tree Frog, Hylomantis Lemur
Mexican Caecilian, Dermophis Mexicanus
Mexican Leaf Frog, Pachymedusa Dacnicolor
Mudpuppy, Necturus Maculosus
Olympic Salamander, Rhyacotriton
Painted Frog, Atelopus Varius
Panamanian golden frog, Atelopus varius zeteki
Plains leopard frog, Rana blairi
Puerto Rican crested toad, Peltophryne lemur
Red Salamander, Pseudotriton Ruber
Sambava tomato frog, Dyscophus guineti
Smoky jungle frog, Leptodactylus pentadactylus
Strauch spotted newt, Neurergus strauchii
Striped newt, Notophthalmus perstriatus
Tailed Frog, Ascaphus Truei
Taylor's Bug-eyed Frog, Theloderma Stellatum
Texas Blind Salamander, typhlomolge Rathbuni
Uluguru Hills Caecilian, Boulengerula Uluguruensis
Vietnamese mossy Frog, Theloderma Corticale
White's Tree Frog, Litoria Caerulea
Woodhouse's toad, Bufo woodhousii

Our animal pages are under construction. If there is a Sedgwick County Zoo animal page you would like us to complete sooner rather than later — please let us know. We will do our best to give your favorite animal page first priority.

Meanwhile, you can use the web to find information about specific animal species, habitats, conservation programs and much more. The internet is a great place to start – however you need to be specific regarding your search and you need reliable sources.

Start your search by using the animal’s scientific name. You can click on the sort options above to find the scientific name for each of the species found at your Sedgwick County Zoo. If you don’t know the scientific name of the animal you are researching try using an online encyclopedia. You can also narrow your internet search using the common name of the animal. Instead of searching for “bears,” try “grizzly bear” or “black bear” this will eliminate information such as teddy bears or Chicago Bears. Good luck in your quest for knowledge.

Suggested Resources

Start with the following suggested sources. Sedgwick County Zoo curators trust these sources for reliable information about the animals in our care.

Books

  1. Walker’s Mammals of the World by Ronald M Nowak (volumes I and II)
     
  2. Handbook of Birds of the World edited by Josep del Hoyo, Andy Elliott and Jordi Sargata (volumes 1-7)
     
  3. Handbook of Birds of the World edited by Josep del Hoyo, Andy Elliott and David Christie (volumes 8-13)
     
  4. Amphibians and Reptiles in Kansas by Joseph T. Collins
     
  5. The Sibley Guide to Birds by David Allen Sibley

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(Beginning March 1)
Winter Hours10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning November 1)
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*The Zoo will be closed one day only, September 6, 2014 to facilitate the preparation of the annual Zoo fundraiser, Zoobilee. For Zoobilee ticket information please call 266-8APE (8273).
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