Get to know some of our animals

White-taied Deer

Native to United States, Canada, Central and South America. When they are born, they are called fawns and are covered with white spots.

Blond Raccoon

You may have thought this was an albino raccoon but it is not. You can see the beige mask and stripes in her tail. Raccoon come in a variety of colors and we happen to have a few.

Bobcats

The most common wildcat in North America, the bobcat is named for his short, bobbed tail. They are a little smaller thatn their cousin the Lynx.

Woodchuck

Also known as a Ground Hog, whistle pig or land beaver is a member of the rodent family. Groundhogs can remove 700 pounds od soil to complete a 20 to 25 foot-long burrow with muliple chambers.

Ring-tailed Lemur

The ring-tailed lemur is native to Madagascar, a small island off the cost of Africa. It is the only place they and other species of lemur live in the wild. They travel in troups and the leader of the troup is alway a female.

Ring Tailed Lemur and Alpaca

Loky the Ring Tailed Lemur with Pistol the Alpaca. Pistol was only a few days old when Loky tried to make friends.

Patagonian Cavy

Also known as mara, the patagonian cavies are native to Argentina. They live in small groups and unlike most mammals, the cavies form lifelong pairs.

Baby Chicks

What would a farm be without chicks? There always little baby chicks to gently hold at the Bear Den Zoo.

Kittens

Snuggle with a kitten or two or three!

Alpaca Mommy and baby

Alpaca mommy gives her new baby, which is called a Cria, a little kiss on the nose. Alpaca fur is used to make many warm items.

Timber Wolf

Also known as the gray wolf, they are the largest of all canines. They range in color from brownish-gray , to all black, to all white.

African Serval

Servals have the longest legs of any cat, relative to their body size. They can leap up to 6ft to catch a bird in flight.

African Crested Porcupine

This porcupine quills range from 1 to 12 inches and are extremely sharp. He warns his predators by stamping his feet, clicking it's teeth and growling or hissing, while raising his quills and vibrating specialized quills to produce a rattling sound. If that doest scare the predator away, the porcupine runs backwards until it rams it's attacker. Ouch.

Porcupine

This little cutie is Chumly. He was born in the spring of 2014 and has been the talk of the zoo because of his extremly tickish tummy. He lets out such a giggle that you can't help but fall in love.

Scarlet Macaw

These colorful birds are native to the rainforests of Mexico, Central and South America. There beaks are so strong they can easily crush a whole brazil nut.

Pig

Calf

You can't have a farm and forget the cow!

Red Fox

The red fox live aroung d the world in many different habitats. They are know to be very cunning and intelligent.

Black Bear

This is Teddy, a north american black bear. Not only are they very intelligent, black bears are great climbers and swimmers. They eat mostly berries, nuts, grasses and insect larvae.

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