Our Animals

The Utica Zoo cares for over 200 animals with origins from around the globe.  The following is a list of the species we house.  Click on those highlighted to see additional information.  Please note: some animals are off-exhibit during the winter months and others are part of our education programs so may not always be visible.

African Crested Porcupine

African Lion

African Spurred Tortoise (Sulcatta)

Alpaca

American Beaver

American Toad

Bactrian Camel

Bald Eagle

Ball python

Barn Owl

Bennett’s Wallaby

Blackbuck

Black-crowned Night Heron

Blue-tongued Skink

Box Turtle

Burmese  Python

Cairo Spiny Mouse

California Sea Lion

Canada Lynx

Caribbean Giant Cockroach

Cayuga Duck

Chilean Rose Tarantula

Chinese Alligator

Common Shelduck

Corn Snake

Cotton-top Tamarin

Domestic Donkey

Emu

Ferret

Flemish Giant Rabbit

Giant Day Gecko

Gila Monster

Golden Lion Tamarin

Golden-headed Lion Tamarin

Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra

Hyacinth Macaw

Indian Runner Duck

Jacob Sheep

King Snake

Kinkajou

Leopard  Gecko

Leopard  Tortoise

Long-tailed Chinchilla

Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

Mandarin Duck

Mexican Spider Monkey

Mexican Wolf

Nigerian Dwarf Goat

North American Porcupine

Ostrich

Pine Snake

Pot Bellied Pig

Prehensile-tailed Skink

Pueblan Milk Snake

Pygmy Hedgehog

Rainbow boa

Red fox

Red Panda

Red-tailed Hawk

Rhinoceros  Iguana

Ring-tailed Lemurs

Rose Hair Tarantula

Rosy Boa

Ruppell’s Griffon Vulture

Salmon-crested Cockatoo

Serval

Snapping Turtle

Snowy Owl

Spiny Lizard

Spiny-tailed Lizard (Egyptian Uromastyx)

Star Tortoise

Stick bug

Sugar glider

Umbrella Cockatoo

White-handed Gibbon

White-naped Crane

White’s Tree  Frog

Whooper Swan

Wood Turtle

Zebu

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Hours and Admisson

April 1 to October 31: Open 10AM until 4:45 PM
November 1 to March 31: Open 10AM, admission/gift shop closes at 3PM & Zoo gates close at 4PM

Admission 4/1- 10/31 11/1- 3/31 & Group
Child 3-12 $4.75 $2.50
Adult 13-61 $7.75 $4.25
Senior 62+, Military, College w/ ID $6.75 $3.50

Zoo Blog

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    Wolf Awareness Week 10/12 to 10/18
    October 14, 2014

    It’s Wolf Awareness Week at the Utica Zoo. Although they are essential to the health of the ecosystem and keeping herbivore populations in check, wolves have been the subject of intense persecution throughout the centuries, and most species are either threatened or endangered due to myths and misunderstandings. Less than 100 individuals currently live in the wild. Mexican wolves are the most endangered gray wolf subspecies in North America, and our three females; Bella, Sierra and Aztec, are among the last of their kind. After becoming extinct in the wild during the mid-1900s, Mexican wolves are finally making a small comeback in Arizona and New Mexico, but there is still a long way to go. The Utica Zoo has been Read More

  • ming yue
    New Female Red Panda – Ming Yue
    October 10, 2014

    The Utica Zoo introduced a new female Red Panda today. Her name is Ming Yue. She will join the male Red Panda Muse in the same exhibit.

Upcoming Events

Nov
7
Fri
10:30 AM Stroller Safari – North American...
Stroller Safari – North American...
Nov 7 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Stroller Safari - North American Trek
Load up your stroller and join the newest zoo adventure for your toddler or infant! Each safari includes an interactive stroller tour and an up close animal encounter. The cost is $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for nonmembers. The class meets outside the auditorium at 10:30am.  
Nov
13
Thu
10:30 AM Homeschool Program – Digging for...
Homeschool Program – Digging for...
Nov 13 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Homeschool Program - Digging for Dinosaurs
Is your child a budding zoologist? Our interactive classes help to further homeschool studies through group activities and animal interactions. The cost is $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for non-members. The class meets in the auditorium at 10:30am.
Nov
19
Wed
10:30 AM Zoo Adventures – Happy Hibernators
Zoo Adventures – Happy Hibernators
Nov 19 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Zoo Adventures - Happy Hibernators
Join our monthly preschool program as we explore the world of animals through storybooks! Each session includes a story, animal meet and greet, snack, and activity. The cost is $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for non-members. The class meets in the auditorium at 10:30am and lasts approximately an hour.
Nov
20
Thu
10:30 AM Zoo Adventures – Happy Hibernators
Zoo Adventures – Happy Hibernators
Nov 20 @ 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Zoo Adventures - Happy Hibernators
Join our monthly preschool program as we explore the world of animals through storybooks! Each session includes a story, animal meet and greet, snack, and activity. The cost is $5.00 per child for members and $10.00 per child for non-members. The class meets in the auditorium at 10:30am and lasts approximately an hour.

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