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  1. Coelacanth18

    Coelacanth18 Well-Known Member

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    Species on display at Saint Louis Zoo as of July 15 2016. Fish, invertebrates, and outdoor waterfowl excluded.

    Emerson Children's Zoo

    Animal Building:

    Leopard gecko, Eublepharis macularius
    Gray tree frog, Hyla versicolor
    Mission golden-eyed tree frog/Amazon milk frog, Trachycephalus resinifictrix
    Bullsnake, Pituophis catenifer sayi
    Box turtle (unknown species of Terrapene)
    Matschie's tree kangaroo, Dendrolagus matschiei
    Short-beaked echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus
    Linnaeus's two-toed sloth, Choloepus didactylus
    Southern three-banded armadillo, Tolypeutes matacus
    Fennec fox, Vulpes zerda
    Meerkat, Suricata suricatta
    Naked mole-rat, Heterocephalus glaber
    Damaraland mole-rat, Fukomys damarensis
    Domesticated cockatiels, rabbits, and guinea pigs
    Additionally the zoo kitchen (or one of the zoo's kitchens) is visible through glass windows in the building and I saw a scarlet macaw (Ara macao) inside.

    Outdoors:

    North American river otter, Lontra canadensis
    Common raven, Corvus corax
    Great horned owl, Bubo virginianus
    Tasmanian devil, Sarcophilus harrisii
    Domesticated animals: alpaca, sheep, goats, donkeys, cattle, pot-bellied pigs, and homing pigeons.

    Monsanto Insectarium

    Red-bellied short-necked turtle, Emydura subglobosa
    Amboina box turtle, Cuora amboinensis
    Note: both species are found in the Butterfly Dome.

    Penguin & Puffin Coast

    Southern rockhopper penguin, Eudyptes chrysocome
    Gentoo penguin, Pygoscelis papua
    King penguin, Aptenodytes patagonicus
    Humboldt penguin, Spheniscus humboldti (outdoors)
    Horned puffin, Fratercula corniculata
    Tufted puffin, Fratercula cirrhata
    King eider, Somateria spectabilis

    Polar Bear Point

    Polar bear, Ursus maritimus

    Fragile Forest/Jungle of the Apes

    Sumatran orangutan, Pongo abelii
    Chimpanzee, Pan troglodytes
    Western lowland gorilla, Gorilla gorilla gorilla

    Miscellaneous grottoes by Fragile Forest

    Red panda, Ailurus fulgens
    Black-tailed prairie dog, Cynomys ludovicianus
     
  2. Coelacanth18

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    Species List for Saint Louis Zoo (continued)

    Reptile House

    Indian narrow-headed softshell turtle, Chitra indica
    Vietnamese pond turtle, Mauremys annamensis
    Yellow-headed temple turtle, Heosemys annandalii
    Giant Asian pond turtle, Heosemys grandis
    Cape spinytail iguana (San Esteban subspecies), Ctenosaura hemilopha conspicuosa
    Common chuckwalla, Sauromalus ater
    San Esteban chuckwalla, Sauromalus varius
    (Banded) Gila monster, Heloderma suspectum cinctum
    Cuvier's dwarf caiman, Paleosuchus palpebrosus
    Radiated tortoise, Astrochelys radiata
    Yellow-footed tortoise, Chelonoidis denticulata
    Reticulated python, Python reticulatus
    Kaiser's spotted newt, Neurergus kaiseri
    Balkan pond turtle, Mauremys rivulata
    Chinese crocodile lizard, Shinisaurus crocodilurus
    Black-breasted leaf turtle, Geoemyda spengleri
    Green tree python, Morelia viridis
    Gliding tree frog, Agalychnis spurrelli
    (Bernardez) fire salamander, Salamandra salamandra bernardezi*
    *one of only 2 viviparous subspecies of fire salamander
    Tentacled snake, Erpeton tentaculatum
    Spotted turtle, Clemmys guttata
    Mexican palm-pitviper, Bothriechis rowleyi
    Copperhead, Agkistrodon contortix
    Timber/canebrake rattlesnake, Crotalus horridus
    Ornate box turtle, Terrapene ornata ornata
    Western/black rat snake, Pantherophis obsoletus
    Eastern hellbender, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis alleganiensis
    Ozark hellbender, Cryptobranchus alleganiensis bishopi
    Western cottonmouth, Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma
    Common garter snake, Thamnophis sirtalis
    Slender glass lizard, Ophisaurus attenuatus
    Three-toed box turtle, Terrapene carolina triunguis
    Western massasauga, Sistrurus catenatus tergeminus
    Western fox snake, Pantherophis ramspotti
    Bullsnake, Pituophis catenifer sayi
    Panamanian golden frog, Atelopus zeteki
    Green-and-black poison dart frog, Dendrobates auratus
    Side-striped palm-pitviper, Bothriechis lateralis
    Red mountain racer, Oreocryptophis porphyracea laticinctus
    Mandarin rat snake, Euprepiophis mandarinus
    Western pygmy rattlensake, Sistrurus miliarius streckeri
    Western lesser siren, Siren intermedia nettingi
    Three-toed amphiuma, Amphiuma tridactylum
    Kleinmann's/Egyptian tortoise, Testudo kleinmanni
    Ocellated skink, Chalcides ocellatus
    Santa Catalina Island rattlesnake, Crotalus catalinensis
    Iranian fat-tailed gecko, Eublepharis angramainyu
    Eastern sand viper, Vipera ammodytes meridionalis
    Arizona ridge-nosed rattlensake, Crotalus willardi wilardi
    Iranian mountain viper, Vipera albicornuta
    Meller's chameleon, Trioceros melleri
    Boelen's python, Morelia boeleni
    Pancake tortoise, Malacochersus tornieri
    Zoutpansberg girdled lizard, Smaug depressus*
    *or possibly Warren's girdled lizard Smaug warreni, since depressus was once considered a subspecies of warreni
    Black mamba, Dendroaspis polylepis
    Armenian viper, Vipera raddei
    Black-headed python, Aspidites melanocephalus
    Caucasus viper, Vipera kaznakovi
    Wagner's/ocellated mountain viper, Vipera wagneri
    Spider tortoise, Pyxis arachnoides brygooi
    Western beaded anole, Anolis barbatus
    Jamaican boa, Epicrates subflavus
    Mangshan pitviper, Trimeresurus mangshanensis
    Rhinoceros ratsnake, Rhyncophis boulengeri
    McCord's box turtle, Cuora mccordi
    Mountain chicken, Leptodactylus fallax
    Haitian green anole, Anolis ricordi
    Fan-Si-Pan horned pitviper, Trimeresurus cornutus
    Diablito (Pichincha) poison dart frog, Oophaga sylvatica
    Indo-Malayan mountain pitviper, Ovophis monticola convictus
    Pacific horned frog, Ceratophrys stolzmanni
    Dunn's hog-nosed viper, Porthidium dunni
    Gloyd's cantil/moccasin, Agkistrodon bilineatus howardgloydi*
    *listed as A. howardgloydi
    Central American bushmaster, Lachesis stenophrys
    Four-horned chameleon, Trioceros quadricornis
    Gaboon viper, Bitis gabonica
    Madagascar tree boa, Sanzinia madagascariensis
    Eastern diamondback rattlesnake, Crotalus adamanteus
    Gulf Coast box turtle, Terrapene carolina major
    King cobra, Ophiophagus hannah
    Timor python, Python timoriensis
    Andean marsupial tree frog, Gastrotheca riobambae
    Imbabura tree frog, Hypsoboas picturatus
    Fly River/pig-nosed turtle, Carettochelys insculpta
    Green anaconda, Eunectes murinus
    Black tree monitor, Varanus beccarii
    Dumeril's/Madagascar ground boa, Acrantophis dumerili
    False gharial, Tomistoma schlegelii
    Baker's/Utila Island spinytail iguana, Ctenosaura bakeri
    Aldabra giant tortoise, Aldabrachelys gigantea (winter exhibit)
    Galapagos giant tortoise, Chelonoidis nigra (winter exhibit)

    If anyone's interested, I have a map and exhibit/species breakdown for the entire building as of July 15 2016.

    Outdoor Exhibits:

    Aldabra giant tortoise, Aldabrachelys gigantea (summer exhibit)
    Galapagos giant tortoise, Chelonoidis nigra (summer exhibit)
    American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis
    Chinese alligator, Alligator sinensis
     
  3. Coelacanth18

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    Species List for Saint Louis Zoo (continued)

    Primate House

    Black lemur, Eulemur macaco
    Mongoose lemur, Eulemur mongoz
    Black-and-white ruffed lemur, Varecia variegata
    Ring-tailed lemur, Lemur catta
    Coquerel's sifaka, Propithecus coquereli
    Golden lion tamarin, Leontopithecus rosalia
    Cottontop tamarin, Saguinus oedipus
    Goeldi's monkey, Callimico goeldii
    White-faced saki, Pithecia pithecia
    Geoffroy's/black-handed spider monkey, Ateles geoffroyi
    Allen's swamp monkey, Allenopithecus nigroviridis
    Mantled guereza/colobus, Colobus guereza
    Fran├žois' langur, Trachypithecus francoisi
    Spectacled langur, Trachypithecus obscurus
    Hoffmann's two-toed sloth, Choloepus hoffmanni

    Sea Lion Sound

    California sea lion, Zalophus californianus
    Harbor seal, Phoca vitulina

    Chain of Lakes

    North American river otter, Lontra canadensis
    Alligator snapping turtle, Macrochelys temminckii
    Crested screamer, Chauna torquata
    Assorted waterfowl

    Bird House & Gardens

    Bird House (indoor):

    Sunbittern, Eurypyga helias
    Rhinoceros hornbill, Buceros rhinoceros
    Speckled mousebird, Colius striatus
    Burrowing owl, Athene cunicularia
    Spur-winged plover, Vanellus spinosus
    Northern carmine bee-eater, Merops nubicus
    Superb starling, Lamprotornis superbus
    Golden-breasted starling, Lamprotornis regius
    Buff-crested bustard, Lophotis gindiana
    Horned guan, Oreophasis derbianus
    Blue-bellied roller, Coracias cyanogaster
    Cape Thick-Knee, Burhinus capensis
    Mariana fruit dove, Ptilinopus roseicapilla
    Edwards's pheasant, Lophura edwardsi
    Jambu fruit dove, Ptilinopus jambu
    Pheasant pigeon, Otidiphaps nobilis
    Congo peafowl, Afropavo congensis
    Golden white-eye, Cleptornis marchei
    Oriental magpie-robin, Copsychus saularis
    Chinese bamboo partridge, Bambusicola thoracicus
    Palawan peacock-pheasant, Polyplectron napoleonis
    Blue-faced honeyeater, Entomyzon cyanotis
    Plush-crested jay, Cyanocorax chrysops
    Collie's jay/Black-throated magpie-jay, Calocitta colliei
    Guam kingfisher, Todiramphus cinnamominus
    Luzon bleeding-heart, Gallicolumba luzonica
    Crested partridge, Rollulus rouloul
    Ringed teal, Callonetta leucophrys
    White-winged wood duck, Asarcornis scutulata
    Red-crested cardinal, Paroaria coronata
    White-throated ground dove, Gallicolumba xanthonura
    Elegant crested tinamou, Eudromia elegans
    Tawny frogmouth, Podargus strigoides
    King vulture, Sarcoramphus papa
    Hyacinth macaw, Anodorhynchus hyacinthinus
    Bali myna, Leucopsar rothschildi
    Red-legged seriema, Cariama cristata
    Toco toucan, Ramphastos toco
    Spectacled owl, Pulsatrix perspicillata
    Bateleur eagle, Terathopius ecaudatus

    Bird House (outdoor):

    King vulture, Sarcoramphus papa
    Red-legged seriema, Cariama cristata
    Bald eagle, Haliaeetus leucocephalus
    Cinereous vulture, Aegypius monachus
    Great hornbill, Buceros bicornis

    Bird Garden (outdoor):

    Vulturine guineafowl, Acryllium vulturinum
    Helmeted curassow, Pauxi pauxi
    Victoria crowned pigeon, Goura victoria
    Laughing kookaburra, Dacelo novaeguineae
    White-naped crane, Grus vipio
    Edwards's pheasant, Lophura edwardsi
    Cabot's tragopan, Tragopan caboti
    White-crested laughingthrush, Garrulax leucolophus

    Bird Garden Walk-Through Aviary (outdoor):

    Blue-bellied roller, Coracias cyanogaster
    Red-billed hornbill, Tockus sp. (did not take down Latin name)
    White-headed buffalo weaver, Dinemellia dinemelli
    Grey-winged trumpeter, Psophia crepitans
    Speckled pigeon, Columba guinea

    1904 Flight Cage/Cypress Swamp

    Alligator snapping turtle, Macrochelys temminckii
    Assorted waterfowl
    Possibly other turtles
     
  4. Coelacanth18

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    Species List for Saint Louis Zoo (continued)

    Big Cat Country

    Lion, Panthera leo
    Amur tiger, Panthera tigris altaica
    Amur leopard, Panthera pardus orientalis
    Snow leopard, Panthera uncia
    Jaguar, Panthera onca
    Cougar/puma, Puma concolor
    Serval, Leptailurus serval

    Red Rocks

    Red kangaroo, Macropus rufus
    Tammar wallaby, Macropus eugenii
    Addax, Addax nasomaculatus
    Babirusa, Babyrousa celebensis
    Bactrian camel, Camelus bactrianus
    Grevy's zebra, Equus grevyi
    Soemmerring's gazelle, Nanger soemmerringii
    Speke's gazelle, Gazella spekei
    Addra gazelle, Nanger dama ruficollis
    Okapi, Okapia johnstoni
    Reticulated giraffe, Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata
    Banteng, Bos javanicus
    Visayan warty pig, Sus cebifrons
    Nyala, Tragelaphus angasii
    Somali wild ass, Equus africanus somaliensis
    Lesser kudu, Tragelaphus imberbis
    Sichuan takin, Budorcas taxicolor tibetana
    Chinese goral, Nemorhaedus griseus
    Transcaspian urial, Ovis orientalis arkal
    East African crowned crane, Balearica regulorum
    Wattled crane, Bugeranus carunculatus
    Saddle-billed stork, Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
    Ostrich, Struthio camelus
    Sarus crane, Grus antigone

    River's Edge

    Spectacled bear, Tremarctos ornatus
    Giant anteater, Myrmecophaga tridactyla
    Capybara, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
    Bush dog, Speothos venaticus
    African wild dog, Lycaon pictus
    Sacred ibis, Threskiornis aethiopicus
    Black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis
    Cheetah, Acinonyx jubatus
    Hippopotamus, Hippopotamus amphibius
    Spotted hyena, Crocuta crocuta
    Dwarf mongoose, Helogale parvula
    Red river hog, Potamochoerus porcus
    Bat-eared fox, Otocyon megalotis
    Superb starling, Lamprotornis superbus
    Kenyan crested guineafowl, Guttera pucherani pucherani*
    *no signage. Identified by me, who recognized it as the same species that once lived in the Bird House. Its former exhibit is now occupied by Edwards's pheasant.
    White-headed buffalo weaver, Dinemellia dinemelli
    Red-billed hornbill, Tockus sp. (no species listed)
    Sun bear, Helarctos malayanus
    Asian elephant, Elephas maximus
     
  5. jayjds2

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    Thanks for the list! :)
     
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    The C. indica is easily 1.5m and quite the sight. However, the 100kg C. denticulata, are some of the largest and most impressive I have ever seen!
     
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    I agree on both counts. The size of the C. denticulata is just mind-boggling- they're pretty much the same size as the Aldabras and Galapagos!

    Last time I checked, STL and San Diego are the only two places in North America to keep C. indica. They like to burrow into the sand, so Saint Louis has designed their pool to have a thick layer of sand. The sand bubbles, too, so it may even be heated.
     
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    Additionally, the Fly River turtle is relatively new, and replaced the caiman lizard that use to live in that enclosure. It's a cool turtle, but it seems like an odd choice considering the enclosure is mostly vertical space that the turtle can't utilize.
     
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    When I first saw them eons ago, I asked a keeper why the sign said yft, when they weren't yft. He said, "Kid, those are yft, they're just really big and come from the amazon basin." Being 9, I felt embarrassed. Had to know more. He was a nice gent' and asked if I had any other questions. He spent an hour with me and filled my young brain with knowledge. :)

    There are more C. indica around than just STL and SD, for Zoos. Privately, there's a dozen or so hobbyist that keep them in the U.S.
     
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    That's a shame. That's a small pool for C. insculpta. Not very forgiving on the carapace and plastron with all that "rock". Was the pool substrate changed or was it still gravel?
     
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    I didn't notice what substrate they used. I think it was still gravel? The turtle was constantly swimming, it never touched the floor.
     
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    Thanks very much for the comprehensive list of species at a zoo that is amongst the very best in the nation. You did not include invertebrates from the Insect House and so I thought that I'd add the list from my 2014 visit.

    Species List (64 species + various butterflies): Praying Mantis, African Twig Mantis, Ghost Mantis, Violin Mantis, Asian Green Mantis, Carolina Mantis, Banded Flower Mantis, Malaysian Dead Leaf Mantis, Lubber Grasshopper, Jungle Nymph, Jumping Stick, Giant Walking Stick, Giant Prickly Stick Insect, Giant Spiny Stick Insect, Sonoran Centipede, Giant African Millipede, Missouri Millipede, Pillbug, Milkweed Bug, Dung Beetle, Hide Beetle, Bess Beetle, Japanese Beetle, Darkling Beetle, Red-Backed Darkling Beetle, Sunburst Diving Beetle, Ferocious Water Bug, White-Eyed Assassin Bug, Cactus Longhorn Beetle, Mexican Jumping Bean, Cochineal Insect, Silkworm, Leech, Emperor Scorpion, Flat Rock Scorpion, Tailless Whip Scorpion, Devil Stripe-Tailed Scorpion, Red-Knee Tarantula, Missouri Tarantula, Arizona Blonde Tarantula, Pinktoe Tarantula, Sun Tiger Tarantula, Giant White-Knee Tarantula, Brown Widow Spider, Black Widow Spider, Golden Silk Spider, Sun Spider, Long-Bodied Cellar Spider, Leopard Slug, Garden Snail, Caterpillar, Domino Cockroach, American Cockroach, Discoid Cockroach, Giant Cockroach, Deaths Head Cockroach, Madagascar Hissing Cockroach, Cave Cricket, Common Cricket, Velvet Ant, Leaf Cutter Ant, House Fly, Carpenter Bee, Honey Bee and various species of butterfly in the Butterfly Dome.
     
  13. Coelacanth18

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    Thanks for the list, snowleopard. I went through the Insectarium last, not knowing if I would get around to it and I figured it was a lower priority, so I didn't take down a species list. I did take down the list in 2015, I'll post it if I can find it. I can't say for sure, but I'm almost certain that some of these species are no longer on display.

    As it happens, I DO have the full list of species in the Butterfly Dome from 2015, as I simply took pictures of the species guide and they are on my computer. The 59 species were: Grecian Shoemaker, Tiger Leafwing, Monarch, New Lacewing, Malay Lacewing, Orange-Barred Shoemaker, False Diadem, Danaid Eggfly, Archduke, Dark Blue Tiger, Queen, Orion, Cruiser, Common Leopard, Paper Kite, Common Sailor, Mexican Shoemaker, Friar, Forest Mother of Pearl, Chocolate Albatross, Great Eggfly, Plain Blue Crow, Lilac Beauty, Clouded Mother of Pearl, Malachite, Olivewing, Orange-Barred Sulfur, Orange Immigrant, Mottled Immigrant, Crimson Patch, Simple Patch, Starry Night Cracker, Creamy-Spotted Tigerwing, Striped Blue Crow, Red Rim, Forest Queen, Ruby Lacewing, Blue Morpho, Banded Purplewing, Great Orange Tip, Eggfly, Red-Spotted Diadem, Clipper, Red Cracker, Gray Cracker, Gray Pansy, Peacock Pansy, Tamarind Owlet, Golden Clipper, Pointed Leafwing, Chocolate Pansy, Owl Butterfly, Banded Peacock, Rusty-Tipped Page, Mexican Sister, Great Duffer, Jazzy Leafwing, Autumn Leaf, and Mosaic.
     
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    Careful, C. indica is also the scientific name for cannabis. (P.S. I'm not a stoner or a weed user)
     
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    Does the zoo no longer have bongo?
     
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    And if you were...?

    No, they have not had bongo for at least a couple years.
     
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    Thank you! Also does anyone have any idea which part of the Saint Louis Zoo's master plan will be dealt with first?
     
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    I'd be too high to use this website.
     
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