Animals

A juvenile and mother white bellied tree pangolin (Phataginus tricuspis) at the Pangolin Conservation in St. Augustine, FL. This juvenile is only 70 days old. She is the first of her species to be bred in captivity.

White Pangolin Female and Baby

Phataginus tricuspis Where do they live? West Africa and Central Africa What do they eat? Termites and ants Conservation Status: Endangered See […]

A Western grey kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus melanops) at the Gladys Porter Zoo.

Western Gray Kangaroo

Macropus fulginosus melanops Where do they live? Southern Australia What do they eat? Grasses, leafy shrubs, low trees Conservation Status: Least Concern See […]

A Southern copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix) at the Houston Zoo.

Southern Copperhead

Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix Where do they live? Throughout the United States and northeastern Mexico What do they eat? Invertebrates and vertebrates including […]

A single wattled cassowary (Casuarius unappendiculatus unappendiculatus) at Avilon Zoo.

Single-Wattled Cassowary

Casuarius unappendiculatus unappendiculatus Where do they live? New Guinea What do they eat? Fruit, berries, and small animals such as mice, rats, […]

Pronghorn antelope (Antilocapra americana americana) at the Great Plains Zoo.

Pronghorn Antelope

Antilocarpa americana americana Where do they live? Western and central North America What do they eat? Grasses, sagebrush, forbs, and other prairie […]

Angular wing katydids (Microcentrum sp) at the Insectarium in New Orleans. These color varients are found in nature, though anything but green is usally eaten by predators immediately.

Oblong-Winged Katydids

Amblycorypha oblongifolia Where do they live? Most commonly found in the northeast of North America but also found in the Midwest […]

Mexican red-legged tarantula (Brachypelma emilia) at Zoo Budapest.

Mexican Red-Legged Tarantula

Brachypelma emilia Where do they live? Mexico What do they eat? Crickets, mealworms, waxworms, roaches, and other insects Conservation Status: Not Listed See […]

A long-haired rousette bat (Rousettus lanosus) at the Lincoln Children's Zoo.

Long-Haired Fruit Bat

Rousettus lanosus Where do they live? Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda What […]

Augustine, a mother koala with her young ones Gus and Rupert (one is adopted and one is her own offspring) at the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital.

Koala Mother and Young

Phascolarctos cinereus Where do they live? Australia What do they eat? Eucalyptus leaves Conservation Status: Vulnerable See more photos of this animal  Learn […]

A Kangaroo Island echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus multiaculeatus) at the LA Zoo.

Kangaroo Island Echidna

Tachyglossus aculeatus multiaculeatus Where do they live? Kangaroo Island, Australia What do they eat? Termites Conservation Status: Least Concern See more photos of […]

A juvenile common wombat (Vombatus ursinus tasmaniensis) at the Healesville Sanctuary. This is a ten-month-old named 'Poa.'

Juvenile Wombat

Vombatus ursinus tasmaniensis Where do they live? Australia What do they eat? Grasses such as snow grass, wallaby grass, kangaroo grass, sedges, […]

A critically endangered and federally endangered, six-week-old female baby gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) at the Cincinnati Zoo.

Juvenile Gorilla

Gorilla gorilla gorilla Where do they live? Sub-Saharan Africa What do they eat? Leaves, pith, fruit, ants Conservation Status: Critically Endangered See more […]

A birdwing butterfly (Ornithoptera priamus) at the butterfly garden at the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.

Green Birdwing Butterfly

Ornithoptera priamus Where do they live? Maluku Islands New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Islands, and north-east Australia What do they eat? Flower […]

A Goldie’s lorikeet (Psitteuteles goldiei) at the Columbus Zoo.

Goldie’s Lorikeet

Psitteuteles goldiei Where do they live? New Guinea What do they eat? Nectar, pollen, and berries Conservation Status: Least Concern See more photos […]

A female American bison (Bison bison) named Mary Ann at the Oklahoma City Zoo.

American Bison

Bison bison Where do they live? North America What do they eat? Grasses, weeds, leafy plants Conservation Status: Near Threatened See more photos […]

A critically endangered female eastern black rhino (Diceros bicornis michaeli) named Imara at the Great Plains Zoo.

Eastern Black Rhinoceros

Diceros bicornis michaeli Where do they live? Kenya, Rwanda, and Tanzania What do they eat? Leafy plants, branches, shoots, bushes, and fruit […]

Coyote puppies (Canis latrans) at the Nebraska Wildlife Rehab.

Coyote Pups

Canis latrans Where do they live? Throughout North America What do they eat? Meat, including bison, white-tailed deer, mule deer, moose, […]

A clown triggerfish (Balistoides conspicillum) at Pure Aquariums.

Clown Triggerfish

Balistoides conspicillum Where do they live? Indian and Pacific Ocean What do they eat? Mollusks, echinoderms, and crustaceans Conservation Status: […]

An endangered baby Bornean orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus) named Aurora, with her adoptive mother, Cheyenne, a Bornean/Sumatran cross (Pongo pygmaeus x abelii) at the Houston Zoo.

Bornean Orangutans

Pongo pygmaeus Where do they live? Borneo, Indonesia What do they eat? A large variety of foods including wild figs, […]

A bald eagle named Bensar at the George M. Sutton Avian Research Center.

Bald Eagle

Haliaeetus leucocephalus Where do they live? Canada and Alaska, all of the contiguous United States, and northern Mexico What do they […]