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Mammals

Cougar

Cougars are an ambush predator, waiting for the optimal moment to strike and capture their prey. They can reach top speeds of 40 mph and hunt ungulates up to 10x their body weight.

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Mammals

Bengal Tiger

Less than 4,000 tigers remain in the wild, occupying roughly 7% of their historic range.

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Mammals

Gray Wolf

Gray wolves have a jaw crushing bite force of 406 pounds, which is strong enough to bite through a moose femur.

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Mammals

Siberian Reindeer

Reindeer have the longest migratory route of any land mammal, with some subspecies traveling upwards of 3,000 miles a year.

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Mammals

Ring-tailed Lemur

: A group of lemurs is known as a “conspiracy” or “troop”. Depending on resources, ring tailed lemurs can have as many as 30 in one troop.

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Mammals

Black and White Ruffed Lemur

The name “lemur” is derived from the Latin word lemures meaning ‘spirits of the night’.

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Mammals

Alpaca

Alpacas are the smallest domesticated camelid, with its closest relative being the wild “vicuña” found in South America.

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Mammals

Swamp Wallaby

The swamp wallaby is typically a solitary species but will group together when foraging around dusk. A group of wallabies is known as a “mob”.

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Birds

East African Crowned Crane

Primitive species of crowned cranes date back in the fossil record to the Eocene Epoch (56 to 33.9 million years ago).

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Birds

West African Crowned Crane

11 species of crowned cranes once existed in Europe and North America.

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Birds

Sarus Crane

Sarus cranes preform spectacular displays of calling in unison and posturing. These include “dancing” movements that are performed both during and outside the breeding season and involve a short series of jumping and bowing movements made as one of the pair circles around the other.

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Birds

Blue and Gold Macaw

Macaws have zygodactyl feet, meaning they have two toes facing forward and one facing behind. This configuration of digits help macaws climb trees and grip onto items.

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Birds

Green Winged Macaw

Green-winged macaws are sometimes associated with other macaws, especially at clay cliffs, where large numbers will gather to consume exposed mineral deposits.

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Birds

Hyacinth Macaw

Hyacinth macaws live at the edge of tropical moist lowland forest, palm savannas, open dry woodland with gallery forest, and Maurita palm stands. They are currently found in three isolated groups. Central South America, Bolivia, and northern Paraguay.

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Birds

Military Macaw

Military macaw feather pattern on their face is unique to each individual; no two have the same pattern.

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Birds

Scarlet Macaw

Coloration on the scarlet macaw wings varies depending on what region they reside. Some will have red, blue, and yellow colored feathers while others will have green mixed in.

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Birds

Emu

Largest flightless bird with the smallest wings. Their wings can reach up to 8 inches long and are considered vestigial since they no longer serve a primary purpose.

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Positive changes have been made to increase safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Zoo is safely open, and we have taken a few steps to keep everyone safe and healthy. We follow all Washington State and King County Guidelines.