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Beautiful and Diverse

List of Animals at the Zoo

The Santa Barbara Zoo is home to 146 species of mammals, reptiles, birds and insects exhibited in open, naturalistic habitats. If you can’t visit us in person, you can find out more about some of our animals here.

KEY:
currently not on view
Ambassador, meets with public

Mammals

SMALL MAMMALS
Asian small-clawed otter
Bennett’s wallaby
Capybara
Four-toed hedgehog
Prevost’s squirrel
Slender-tailed meerkat
Southern three-banded armadillo

CANIDS
Island fox

MONKEYS
Cotton-top tamarin
Goeldi’s monkey
White-faced saki

BARNYARD
Domestic rabbit
Domestic sheep
Guinea hog
San Clemente Island goat

Birds

PHEASANTS
Crested fireback pheasant
Palawan peacock pheasant

WATERFOWL
Black swan
Black-necked swan
Mandarin duck
Marbled teal
White-faced whistling duck

FLAMINGO
Chilean flamingo

PIGEONS/DOVES
Blue crowned pigeon
Luzon bleeding heart dove

RATITE
Emu

FROGMOUTH
Tawny frogmouth

IBISES
Malagasy sacred ibis
Scarlet ibis

HAMERKOP
Hamerkop

CROWS & JAYS
Raven

HONEYEATER
Blue-faced honeyeater

PELICANS & TERNS
Brown pelican
Inca tern

VULTURES
California condor
Western turkey vulture

EAGLES & HAWKS 
Bald eagle
Red-tailed hawk

HORNBILLS
Rhinoceros hornbill
Southern ground hornbill

TURACO
White-cheeked turaco

KINGFISHER
Laughing kookaburra

TOUCAN
Toco toucan

COCKATOOS & MACAWS
Goffin’s cockatoo
Lesser sulphur-crested cockatoo  
Sulphur-crested cockatoo
Blue and yellow macaw  
Military macaw
Scarlet macaw 

Amphibians

FROGS
Green & black poison arrow frog
Milky tree frog
Poison dart frog
Smoky jungle frog
Tree frog
Yellow & Blue poison arrow frog
Yellow Striped poison arrow frog

TOADS
Boreal toad
Cane toad

SALAMANDERS & NEWTS
Axolotl
Coast range newt

Fish

Almorha loach

Peppered catfish
Prussian carp

Suckermouth catfish

Invertebrates

COCKROACHES
Caribbean giant cockroach
Madagascar hissing cockroach

MILLIPEDE
Giant African millipede

Reptiles

TURTLES
American red-bellied turtle
Coahuila box turtle
Hieroglyphic river cooter
Japanese pond turtle
Matamata turtle
River cooter
Western pond turtle
Yellow-spotted Amazon River turtle

TORTOISES
African spurred tortoise
Burmese black tortoise
Desert tortoise
Leopard tortoise
Radiated tortoise

LIZARDS
Asian water monitor
Bearded dragon
Blue-tongued skink
Desert iguana
Northern blue-tongued skink
Prehensile-tailed skink
Rio Fuerte beaded lizard
Western chuckwalla

ALLIGATOR
Chinese alligator

GECKO
Henkel’s leaf-tailed gecko

NON-VENOMOUS SNAKES
Ball python
Bullsnake
Burmese python
California mountain kingsnake
Eastern indigo snake
Garden tree boa
Jamaican boa
Santa Cruz gopher snake
Sonoran gopher snake
Woma

VENOMOUS SNAKES
False water cobra
Madagascar giant hognose snake
Southern Pacific rattlesnake

SANTA BARBARA ZOO
500 Ninos Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93103