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Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo Beardsley Zoo species list (April 2023)

Discussion in 'United States' started by SusScrofa, 15 Apr 2023.

  1. SusScrofa

    SusScrofa Well-Known Member

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    Here is a species list from my visit to the Beardsley Zoo. Surprised no one has ever made one on Zoochat considering quite a few Northeasterners/New Englanders are members.


    ENTRANCE + WOLF EXHIBITS
    • Andean Condor (Vultur gryphus)
    • Mexican Gray Wolf (Canis lupus baileyi)
    • Red Wolf (Canis rufus)


    PAMPAS PLAINS
    • Maned Wolf (Chrysocyon brachyurus)
    • Chacoan Peccary (Catagonus wagneri)
    • Giant Anteater (Myrmecophaga tridactyla)
    • Greater Rhea (Rhea americana)
    • Spectacled Bear (Tremarctos ornatus) - exhibit only has old American Black Bear sign


    SPIDER MONKEYS + RAINFOREST BUILDING*
    • Central American Spider Monkey (Ateles geoffroyi)
    • Emerald Tree Boa (Corallus caninus)
    • Common Vampire Bat (Desmodus rotundus)
    • Yellow-faced Saki (Pithecia pithecia) - NOT SEEN
    • Black Howler Monkey (Alouatta caraya)
    • Brazilian Ocelot (Leopardus pardalis mitis)
    • Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)
    • Goeldi’s Marmoset (Callimico goeldi)
    • Red-footed Tortoise (Chelonoidis carbonarius)
    • Golden Lion Tamarin (Leontopithecus rosalia) - NOT SEEN
    • Northern Two-toed Sloth (Choloepus hoffmanni)
    • Ringed Teal (Callonetta leucophrys) - Unsigned
    • Black-bellied Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna autumnalis) - NOT SEEN
    • Common Agouti (Dasyprocta leporina) - NOT SEEN
    • Boat-billed Heron (Cochlearius cochlearius)
    • Scarlet Ibis (Eudocimus ruber)
    • Yacare Caiman (Caiman yacare)
    • Matamata (Chelus fimbriatus) - NOT SEEN
    • Green-black Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates auratus)
    • Yellow-banded Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates leucomelas)
    • Dyeing Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates tinctorius)
    • Blue Poison Dart Frog (Dendrobates tinctorius azureus)
    • Yellow-spotted Sideneck Turtle (Podocnemis unifilis)
    *Poison Dart Frogs signed as Dendrobates and Pyllobates sp. The four types listed were the only ones I saw, however.


    NORTH AMERICAN PLAINS
    • Black-tailed Prairie Dog (Cynomys ludovicianus)
    • Barred Owl (Strix varia)
    • American Bison (Bison bison)
    • White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)


    ASIA
    • Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens)
    • White-naped Crane (Grus vipio)
    • Amur Leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis)
    • Siberian Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica)
    • Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) - Moved from Alligator Alley


    AVIARY + ALLIGATOR ALLEY*
    • Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis) - NOT SEEN
    • Green Heron (Butorides virescens) - NOT SEEN
    • Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax) - NOT SEEN
    • Wood Duck (Aix sponsa) - NOT SEEN
    • Common Pintail Duck (Anas acuta) - Unsigned
    • Fulvous Whistling Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor) - NOT SEEN
    • River Cooter (Pseudemys concinna) - NOT SEEN
    • Florida Red-bellied Turtle (Pseudemys nelsoni) - NOT SEEN
    • Yellow-bellied Slider (Trachemys scripta scripta) - NOT SEEN
    • Red-eared Slider (Trachemys scripta elegans) - NOT SEEN
    • North American River Otter (Lontra canadensis) - NOT SEEN
    • American Alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)
    • Sandhill Crane (Grus canadensis)
    • Gray Fox (Urocyon cinereoargenteus)
    • Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) - Exhibit empty, moved into Asia
    *Questionable if aviary signage is accurate considering only animal seen was pintail ducks and they aren't signed.


    BARN AREA
    • Blue Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) - Unsigned
    • Common Raven (Corvus corax)
    • Emperor Goose (Chen canagicus) - Unsigned
    • Domestic geese
    • Spotted Turtle (Clemmys guttata) - Unsigned
    • Domestic chickens
    • Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) - Unsigned
    • Harris Hawk (Parabuteo unicinctus harrisi) - Unsigned
    • Barred Owl (Strix varia)
    • Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus)
    • Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
    • Striped Newt (Notophthalmus perstriatus)
    • Barn Owl (Tyto alba)
    • Goats, pigs, turkeys and other domestics


    RESEARCH STATION
    *Was closed for construction on visit. However, I could see an Eastern King Snake from door window and they also keep Hellbender according to map.


    GREENHOUSE
    • Koi
     
  2. Smaggledagle

    Smaggledagle Well-Known Member

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    The only correction I would mention is that you put yellow-faced saki when the scientific name is for white-faced saki.
     
  3. Dhole dude

    Dhole dude Well-Known Member

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    I'm pretty sure Yellow-Faced Saki is another name for White-Faced Saki.
     
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  4. Smaggledagle

    Smaggledagle Well-Known Member

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    I've never seen that use and I tried looking it up and the closest related name is golden-faced saki.
     
  5. TinoPup

    TinoPup Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    Golden-faced saki was a subspecies of white-faced until less than a decade ago.
     
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