Beautiful and Diverse

List of All Our Animals

The Santa Barbara Zoo is home to 146 species of mammals, reptiles, birds and insects. More than 500 animals are exhibited in open, naturalistic habitats. If you can’t visit us in person, you can find out more about some of our animals here.

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currently not on view
Ambassador, meets with public

Mammals

SMALL MAMMALS
Asian small-clawed otter
Indian crested porcupine
Slender-tailed meerkat
Southern three-banded armadillo

CANIDS
Fennec fox
Golden retriever
Island fox

MONKEYS
Goeldi’s monkey
Golden lion tamarin
White-eared titi

BARNYARD
Churro sheep
European rabbit
Guinea hog
San Clemente Island goat

MARSUPIAL
Virginia opossum

Birds

PHEASANTS
Golden pheasant
Himalayan impeyan pheasant
Palawan peacock pheasant

WATERFOWL
Southern screamer
Mandarin duck
Marbled teal
White-faced whistling duck
Bar-headed goose
Black swan
Black-necked swan

FLAMINGOS
Chilean flamingo

PIGEONS/DOVES
Black-naped fruit dove
Blue crowned pigeon
Luzon bleeding heart dove

FROGMOUTHS
Tawny frogmouth

TURACOS
Livingston’s turaco

PENGUINS
Humboldt penguin

IBISES
Sacred ibis
Scarlet ibis

HAMERKOPS
Hamerkop

CROWS & JAYS
Raven

GULLS, TERNS & PELICANS
Bonaparte’s gull
Inca tern
Brown pelican

VULTURES
California condor
Ruppell’s griffon vulture
Turkey vulture

HAWKS, EAGLES & OWLS
Red-tailed hawk
Bald eagle
Common barn owl

HORNBILLS
Rhinoceros hornbill
Southern ground hornbill

KINGFISHERS
Laughing kookaburra

TOUCANS
Toco toucan

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

HONEYEATERS
Blue-faced honeyeater

Amphibians

FROGS
Bicolored poison dart frog
Black-legged poison dart frog
Green & black poison arrow frog
Milky tree frog
Mission golden-eyed tree frog
Pacific tree frog
Poison arrow frog
Sambava tomato frog
Smoky jungle frog

TOADS
Boreal toad
Cane toad

SALAMANDERS & NEWTS
Axolotyl
California newt

Fish

Freshwater angelfish
Peppered catfish
Goldfish (Koi)

Guppy
Almorha loach
Red piranha

Plecostomus
Black neon tetra
Neon tetra

Invertebrates

COCKROACHES
Caribbean giant cockroach
Madagascar hissing cockroach

MILLIPEDES
Giant African millipede

SPIDERS & TARANTULAS
Black widow spider
Chilean rose hair tarantula
Pink zebra beauty tarantula

SCORPIONS
Asian forest scorpion

Reptiles

ALLIGATORS
American alligator
Chinese alligator

TURTLES
River cooter
Black Breasted Leaf Turtle
Caohuila box turtle
Japanese pond turtle
Pacific pond turtle
Matamata turtle
Western pond turtle
Yellow-spotted Amazon River turtle

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

LIZARDS
African fat-tailed gecko
Bearded dragon
Rio Fuerte beaded lizard
Caiman lizard
Frilled lizard
Granite spiny lizard
Cuban green anole
Western chuckwalla
Desert iguana
Asian water monitor
Blue-tongued skink
Northern blue-tongued skink
Prehensile-tailed skink

NON-VENOMOUS SNAKES
Bullsnake
California mountain kingsnake
Garden tree boa
Jamaican boa
Rosy boa
San Diego gopher snake
Santa Cruz gopher snake
Sonoran gopher snake
Madagascar giant hognose snake
Ball python
Burmese python
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