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)


American Beaver

American Toad

Bactrian Camel

Bald Eagle

Ball python

Barn Owl

Bennett’s Wallaby


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



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


Leopard  Gecko

Leopard  Tortoise

Long-tailed Chinchilla

Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

Mandarin Duck

Mexican Spider Monkey

Mexican Wolf

Nigerian Dwarf Goat

North American Porcupine


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


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




Hours & Admission

April 1- October 31: Open 10AM til 4:45 PM
November 1 - 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

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