Toucan Ridge

At Toucan Ridge, visitors are invited to explore a new world tropical oasis featuring plants and animals from South and Central America. The indoor exhibit is a tropical paradise, overflowing with lush vegetation, and a variety of birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles.

Animals

Mammals

Greater Spear-nose Bat (Phyllostomus hastatus)
Kinkajou (Potos flavus)
Patagonian Mara (Dolichotis patagonum)
Common Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri sciureus)
Goeldi’s Monkey (Callimico goeldii)
Cotton-top Tamarin (Saguinus oedipus) *
Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis)
Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens refulgens)

Birds

Collared Aracari (Pteroglossus torquatus) *
Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita) *
Sun Conure (Aratinga solstitialis)
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
Yellow-green Grosbeak (Caryothraustes canadensis)
Blue-throated Piping Guan (Pipile cumanensis)
Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber)
Monk Parakeet (Myiopsitta monachus)
Red-winged Parrot (Aprosmictus erythropterus)
Red-Crested Wood Partridge (Rollulus rouloul)
Roseate Spoonbill (Platalea ajaja)
Sunbittern (Eurypyga helias)
Cinnamon Teal (Spatula cyanoptera)
Ringed Teal (Callonetta leucophrys)
Inca Tern (Larosterna inca)
Peruvian Thick-knee (Burhinus superciliaris)
Chestnut-mandibled (Swainson’s) Toucan (Ramphastos ambiguus swainsonii) *
Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco)

Reptiles and Amphibians

Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)
Yellow-and-blue Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates tinctorius)
Green-and-black Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus)
Cuvier’s Dwarf Caiman (Paleosuchus palpebrosus)
Yellow-spotted Amazon River Turtle (Podocnemis unifilis)
Milk Snake (Lampropeltis triangulum)

Fish, Crustaceans, and Insects

Convict Cichlid (Archocentrus nigrofasciata)

*currently off display

Toucan Ridge Photo Gallery

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