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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.

Amphibians & Reptiles Results
Aldabra tortoise, Geochelone gigantea
Alligator Newt, Echinotriton Andersoni
Aquatic caecilian, Typhlonectes natans
Armenian viper, vipera raddei
Australian snake-necked turtle, Chelodina longicollis
Betsileo Mantella, Mantella Betsileo
Black-breasted Leaf Turtle, Geomyda Spengleri
Black-spotted Newt, Notophthalmus Meridionalis
Blackbelly Salamander, Desmognathus Quadramaculatus
Bog Turtle, Glyptemys Muhlenbergii
Brown Newt, Cynops Ensicauda
Canyon Tree Frog, Hyla Arenicolor
Chinese alligator, Alligator sinensis
Chinese Crocodile Lizard, shinisaurus crocodilurus
Clawed Frog, Xenopus Clivii
Clouded Salamander, Hynobius Nebulosus
Coal grunter, hephaestus carbo
Colorado River toad, Bufo alvarius
Congo Caecilian, Herpele Squalostoma
Desert grassland whiptail, Aspidocelis Uniparens
Dwarf Surinam Toad, Pipa Parva
east african green mamba, dendroaspis angusticeps
Ebenaui mantella, Mantella Ebenaui
Egyptian Tortoise, Testudo Kleinmanni
Evergreen Toad, Incilius Coniferus
Eyed skink, Chalcides ocellatus
Eyelash palm pitviper, bothriechis schlegelii
Eyelash palm pitviper, bothriechis schlegelii
Fly River turtle, Carettochelys insculpta
Gaboon Caecilian, Geotrypetes Seraphini
Gaboon viper, Bitis Gabonica
Giant marine toad, Bufo marinus
Golden mantella frog, Mantella aurantiaca
Goyder River Rainbowfish, melanotaenia trifasciata
Green Iguana, Iguana Iguana
Green tree python, Morelia viridis
grey-banded kingsnake, lampropeltis alterna
Grotto Salamander, Eurycea Spelaea
Hellbender, Cryptobranchus Allenganiensis
Himalayan Crocodile Newt, Tylototriton verrucosus
Honduran milksnake, Lampropeltis triangulum hondurensis
Hourglass Tree Frog, Hyla Ebraccata
Jamaican iguana, Cyclura collei
Javan forest dragon, Gonocephalus chamaeleontinus
Kaup's Caecilian, Potomotyphlus Kaupii
King cobra, Ophiophagus hannah
Lemur Tree Frog, Hylomantis Lemur
Madagascar Giant Day Gecko, Phelsuma Madagascariensis
mandarin ratsnake, elaphe mandarina
Mertens' water monitor, varanus mertensi
Mexican Caecilian, Dermophis Mexicanus
Mexican Leaf Frog, Pachymedusa Dacnicolor
Mudpuppy, Necturus Maculosus
Northern Red-faced turtle, Emydura Australis
Olympic Salamander, Rhyacotriton
Painted Frog, Atelopus Varius
Puerto Rican crested toad, Peltophryne lemur
Red Salamander, Pseudotriton Ruber
Rio Fuerte beaded lizard, Heloderma horridum exasperatum
Rubber boa, Charina bottae
Saw-shelled snapping turtle, Elseya latisternum
Scheltopusik/glass lizard, Ophisaurus apodus
Sonoran Spiney Tailed Iguana, Ctenosaura Hemilopha
Spooted Turtle, Clemmys guttata
Spotfin archerfish, toxotes chatareus
Tailed Frog, Ascaphus Truei
Taylor's Bug-eyed Frog, Theloderma Stellatum
Tegu Lizard, Tupinambis Merainae
Tentacled snake, Erpeton tentaculatum
Texas Blind Salamander, typhlomolge Rathbuni
Tiger Keelback, rhabdophis tigrina
Timor python, Python timoriensis
Uluguru Hills Caecilian, Boulengerula Uluguruensis
venezuela lancehead, bothrops venezuelensis
Vietnamese big-headed turtle, Platysternon megacephalum shiui
Vietnamese mossy Frog, Theloderma Corticale
White's Tree Frog, Litoria Caerulea
Woodhouse's toad, Bufo woodhousii
Yellow Anaconda, Eunectes Notaeus

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.


  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 10, 2016 to facilitate the preparation of the annual Zoo fundraiser, Zoobilee. For Zoobilee ticket information please call 266-8APE (8273).