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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Sweet Treats

Sunday, February 8, 2015
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Free for zoo members and with paid zoo admission

Note: half-price admission is in effect for this event

A variety of the zoo’s animals will receive Valentine’s treats and heart-shaped items (popsicles made with fruit and juice, ice treats with fish or meal worms, meat patties) as part of the zoo’s enrichment program to encourage natural behaviors found in the wild and enhance overall well-being.

In addition, stop by our membership desk for a special $25 Junior Keeper Red Panda Adopt Package available during Sweet Treats from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Package includes a mini red panda plush, official personalized adopt certificate, 4x6 color photo, animal fact sheet, and 2 invitations to our annual member appreciation event in June -- all packaged in a festive seasonal gift bag.

This on-site Adopt special will also be available on Saturday, February 7, and Valentine's Day--Saturday, February 14. Pick one up for your sweetheart!

Schedule of Events

Activities take place at the animal's exhibit, unless otherwise noted.
Schedule subject to change.

10:30 a.m.     Outdoor Birds
11:00 a.m.     Amur Tigers
11:15 a.m.     Red Wolves
11:30 a.m.     Snow Leopards
11:45 a.m.     Spectacled Bears
12:00 p.m.     Grey Wolves

1:00 p.m.       Contact Barn Animals
1:15 p.m.       Lemurs, Siamangs (social building)
1:30 p.m.       Patas Monkeys (social building)
1:45 p.m.       Fossa, Meerkats (social building)
2:00 p.m.       Diversity of Birds (aviary)
2:15 p.m.       Desert Lizards (cave)
2:30 p.m.       Armadillos (cave)
2:45 p.m.       Shark Exhibit (cave)