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Discussion in 'United States' started by James w, 12 Sep 2019.

  1. James w

    James w Active Member

    2 Jul 2018
    Hi all,
    Uk keeper/animal worker here. Inverts and reptiles my thing. I have heard of the museum of living art at fort worth zoo. Anyone please got a species list????looks amazing..sorry if on wrong thread
  2. Ggrarl

    Ggrarl Well-Known Member

    17 Dec 2017
    The thing about MOLA is that they change the lineup every now and then, but I tend to write these things down, so I'll try to get everything.
  3. snowleopard

    snowleopard Well-Known Member Premium Member

    1 Dec 2007
    Abbotsford, B.C., Canada
    I visited MOLA on July 28th, 2015, and here is the species list from that year:

    MOLA Species list (100 separate exhibits, 114 species of reptiles and amphibians and 156 species including all animals) There are even a few more species of fish that were not identified on signs.

    Snakes (32): Green Tree Python, Burmese Python, Woma Python, Boelen’s Python, Tentacled Snake, Vietnamese Leaf-Nosed Snake, West African Green Mamba, King Cobra, Bushmaster, Speckled Forest Pit Viper, Beautiful Pit Viper, McGregor’s Pit Viper, Red-Spotted Pit Viper, Side-Striped Palm Viper, Guatemalan Palm Viper, Wagler’s Viper, Armenian Viper, West African Gaboon Viper, Usambara Mountain Viper, Sri Lankan Tree Viper, Black Milk Snake, Thai Bamboo Racer, Lance-Headed Rattlesnake, Tamaulipan Rock Rattlesnake, Eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake, Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, Mandarin Rat Snake, Louisiana Pine Snake, Grey-Banded Kingsnake, Texas Coral Snake and Eastern Indigo Snake.

    Lizards (37): Crocodile Monitor, Reisinger’s Tree Monitor, Green Tree Monitor, Quince Monitor, Utila Island Spiny Iguana, Fiji Banded Iguana, San Esteban Spiny Iguana, West Indian Rock Iguana, Grand Cayman Blue Iguana, Chinese Crocodile Lizard, Caiman Lizard, Mexican Alligator Lizard, Three-Horned Chameleon, Four-Horned Chameleon, Philippine Tree Skink, Bavay’s Giant Gecko, Giant Leaf-Tailed Gecko, Mossy Leaf-Tailed Gecko, Lined Flat-Tailed Gecko, New Caledonia Giant Gecko, Haitian Giant Galliwasp, Haitian Giant Anole, Green Anole, Green Basilisk, Chameleon Forest Dragon, Philippine Sailfin Dragon, Komodo Dragon, Frilled Lizard, Humpheaded Lizard, Shield-Tailed Agama, Gila Monster, San Esteban Chuckwalla, Beaded Lizard, Burton’s Legless Lizard, Southern Fence Lizard, Spiny Tailed Lizard and Desert Grassland Whiptail.

    Crocodilians (3): Saltwater Crocodile, Gharial and West African Dwarf Crocodile.

    Tortoises/Turtles (15): Aldabra Tortoise, African Pancake Tortoise, Egyptian Tortoise, Spider Tortoise, Southeast Asian Narrow-Headed Softshell Turtle, Fly River Turtle, Red-Bellied Short-Necked Turtle, Painted Terrapin, New Guinea Snapping Turtle, Savanna Side-Necked Turtle, Mata Mata, Indochinese Serrated Turtle, Annam Leaf Turtle, Chinese Three-Striped Box Turtle and Spotted Pond Turtle.

    Amphibians (27): Yellow-Spotted Climbing Toad, Red-Bellied Walking Toad, Puerto Rican Crested Toad, Surinam Toad, Evergreen Toad, Budgett’s Frog, Blue Poison Dart Frog, Dyeing Poison Dart Frog, Sharp-Backed Monkey Tree Frog, Denny’s Tree Frog, Amazon Milky Tree Frog, Big-Eyed Tree Frog, Gray Tree Frog, Solomon Island Leaf Frog, Mexican Leaf Frog, Lemur Leaf Frog, South American Map Frog, Panamanian Golden Frog, Mantella, Hourglass Frog, Rio Cauca Caecilian, Barton Springs Salamander, Chinese Giant Salamander, Giant Palm Salamander, Eastern Hellbender, Kweichow Crocodile Newt and Iranian Harlequin Newt.

    Invertebrates (15): Brazilian Birdeater Tarantula, Tailless Whip Scorpion, Emperor Scorpion, New Guinea Spiny Stick, Australian Spiny Leaf Insect, Peruvian Walking Stick, Asian Praying Mantis, Malaysian Jungle Nymph, Silkworm, Millipede, Water Scorpion, Spotted Diving Beetle, Giant Waterbug, White Spot Assassin Bug and Haitian Cockroach.

    Fish (20): Arapaima, Silver Arowana, Red-Tailed Catfish, Synodontis Catfish, Plectostomus, Pacu, Hatchetfish, Silver Dollar, Congo Tetra, River Stingray, Jewel Cichlid, Kribensis, Zebra Haplochromis, Tilapia, Danio, Gourami, Rasbora, Seven-Spotted Archerfish, Flying Fox and Chinese Algae Eater.

    Mammals (2): Ring-Tailed Lemur and Golden-Headed Lion Tamarin.

    Birds (5): Hyacinth Macaw, Blue-Throated Macaw, Red-Fronted Macaw, Scarlet Macaw and Scarlet Ibis.