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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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African goose, Anser cygnoides domestic african
American cream draft horse, Equus caballus caballus american_cream_draft
American tunis sheep, Ovis aries aries american_tunis
Ancient white park cow, Bos taurus taurus white park
Arapawa goat, Capra hircus hircus arapawa
Asiatic water buffalo, Bubalus bubalis
Brown Swiss cow, Bos taurus taurus brown_swiss
Cayuga duck, Anas platyrhynchos domestic cayuga
Crested duck, Anas platyrhynchos domestic crested
Domestic yak, Bos grunniens grunniens
Domestic zebu, Bos taurus indicus
Dominique chicken, Gallus gallus domestic dominique
Dromedary Camel, Camelus dromedarius
Fayoumi chicken, Gallus gallus domestic fayoumi
Gloucestershire old spot pig, Sus scrofa domesticus old spot
Guinea hog, Sus scrofa scrofa guinea_hog
Highland cow, Bos taurus taurus highland
Indian runner duck, Anas platyrhynchos domestic indian_runner
Japanese silkie chicken, Gallus gallus domestic japanese_silkie
Karakul sheep, Ovis aries aries karakul
Khaki campbell duck, Anas platyrhynchos domestic khaki_campbell
Milking devon cow, Bos taurus taurus milking_devon
Miniature donkey, Equus asinus asinus miniature
Mule, Equus mule
Nankin chicken, Gallus gallus domesticus nankin
Narragansett turkey, Meleagris gallopavo domestic narragansett
Navajo-churro sheep, Ovis aries aries navajo_churro
Nigerian dwarf goat, Capra hircus hircus nigerian_dwarf
Pilgrim goose, Anser anser domestic pilgrim
Pineywoods cow, Bos taurus taurus pineywoods
Poitou donkey, Equus asinus asinus poitou
Randall blue lineback cow, Bos taurus taurus randall_blue_lineback
Shire draft horse, Equus caballus caballus shire_draft
Texas longhorn cow, Bos taurus taurus texas_longhorn
Vietnamese pot-bellied pig, Sus scrofa scrofa vietnamese_pot_belly
Watusi cow, Bos taurus taurus watusi

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

Websites

Hours of Operation
Summer Hours8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning March 1)
Winter Hours10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(Beginning November 1)
Open 364 Days a Year!*
*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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