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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Sunday, November 2, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Free for zoo members or with paid zoo admission

What happens to the pumpkins when Halloween is over? The squash get squished! Watch as animals throughout the zoo stomp, romp and chomp pumpkins of varying sizes!

Schedule of Activities

(Schedule subject to change)

10:00 a.m.      Turkey vulture, Guinea hogs, alpacas
10:30 a.m.      African lions
11:00 a.m.      Amur tigers
11:30 a.m.      Lynx
12:00 p.m.      Snow leopard cub
12:15 p.m.      Snow leopards
12:30 p.m.      Spectacled bears, white-lipped deer
1:00 p.m.        Fossa
1:30 p.m.        River otters, Egyptian fruit bats
2:00 p.m.        Asian elephants
2:30 p.m.        Siamang, patas monkeys
3:00 p.m.        Indoor birds

We would like to thank the following for making this event possible:

Walter Merriam