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

Seba’s Short-tailed Bat (Carollia perspicillata)
Indian Fruit (Flying Fox) Bat (Pteropus giganteus)
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

Sulphur-crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)
Sun Conure (Aratinga solstitialis)
Golden Eagle (Aquila chrysaetos)
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) *
Peruvian Thick-knee (Burhinus superciliaris)
Toco Toucan (Ramphastos toco)
Chestnut-mandibled Toucan (Ramphastos swainsonii)
Reeves’s Pheasant (Syrmaticus reevesii)
Harris’s Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus)*

Reptiles and Amphibians

Milk Snake (Lampropeltis triangulum)*
Common Boa (Boa constrictor)
Yellow Anaconda (Eunectes notaeus)
Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)
Green-and-black Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus)
Yellow-and-blue Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates tinctorius)
Cuvier’s Dwarf Caiman (Paleosuchus palpebrosus)
Yellow-spotted Amazon River Turtle (Podocnemis unifilis)
Panther Chameleon (Furcifer pardalis)
Red-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonarius)
South American Yellow-footed Tortoise (Geochelone denticulata)
 

*currently off display

Toucan Ridge Photo Gallery

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