Prehensile-Tailed Skink

Prehensile-Tailed Skink

This skink gets its name from its tail which can be used curl around objects such as branches for balance.This is the only known species of skink with a prehensile, or grasping, tail.

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Catering at the Zoo

2019 Summer Schedule
Weekends: Starting Saturday, May 25
Daily: Starting Saturday, June 22
Final Day: Labor Day - Monday, September 2

Included with  zoo admission - Free for members!

*Listen to zoo announcements for location

Subject to change, weather permitting

Time Description  Location
Dog training demonstration Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
11:00 Contact Barn Keeper Chat Domestic Animal Barn
11:30 Camel Demonstration Wildlife Trail across from Andean Bear
Noon Reptile Keeper Chat USS Antiquities Cave
Predator & Prey  Northwestern Mutual Animal Encounter
Elephant Keeper Talk Asian Elephant Preserve
Red panda Keeper Chat Wildlife Trail
3:00 Penguin Keeper Chat Penguin Coast
3:30 Primate Keeper Chat Primate Park


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