BCH Fun Fact: A tiger’s stripes are as unique as our fingerprints, no two tigers have the same pattern!
BCH Fun Fact: Lions communicate in many different ways using sounds like roars, grunts, moans, growls, snarls, purrs, hums, puffs and woofs, as well as body language! A lion’s roar can be heard from as far as FIVE miles (eight kilometers) away!
LIGERS & TIGONS
BCH Fun Fact: A liger is a hybrid, it is the offspring of a male lion and a female tiger. The opposite, a male tiger and a female lion is called a tigon.
BCH Fun Fact: Brown bears have an average lifespan of 25 years in the wild, while in human care they have been recorded living up to 50 years!
BCH Fun Fact: A ring-tailed lemur’s tail has alternating black and white bands that are longer than their bodies and can be up to 2 feet long!
BCH Fun Fact: Sun Conures, also known as Sun Parakeets, are monomorphic species, meaning that the males and females have similar physical characteristics.
BCH Fun Fact: Goats have rectangular pupils, this unusual shape gives them a fuller range of vision, about 320-340 degrees in their periphery view.
What is an animal ambassador?
An animal ambassador is an animal that helps raise awareness about their species and educate the public on species and habitat conservation.
Name: Barry White Species: White Bengal Tiger
Name:Mia Species: Liger
Name: Stormy Species: Silver Fox
Name: Stella Species: Two-Toed Sloth
Name: Ziggy Species: Black & White Ruffed Lemur
Name: Marley Species: Red & Black Ruffed Lemur
Name: Captain Species: Agile Wallaby
Name: Targaryen Species: Arctic Wolf Hybrid
Our animal encounters offer a personal, educational and interactive experience to our visitors. Encounters are available Wednesday through Sunday by reservation only. Please call our office at (941) 371-6377 for more information or to book your encounter!
TWO-TOED SLOTH ENCOUNTER
RUFFED LEMUR ENCOUNTER
SILVER FOX ENCOUNTER
* Some animals are only available to meet through private encounters.*