Reservations And Your Zoo Visit | Saint Louis Zoo
Masks/Face Coverings Required. At the direction of the Department of Health for the City of St. Louis, it is mandatory for Zoo staff and guests ages 9 and above, including those who have received the COVID-19 vaccine, to wear masks/face coverings — which must cover nose and mouth — while visiting. Face coverings can help minimize virus transmission from asymptomatic individuals.
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Save with Adventure Passes | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 09, 2021 · Members of reciprocal AZA-accredited zoos receive half off up to four Adventure Passes with proof of membership. The reciprocal discount applies to full-price Adventure Passes and must be purchased in person at the Welcome Desks at the Zoo.The discount can not be used online.
Zoo Parents Program | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Become a Zoo Parent at the Saint Louis Zoo. When you adopt an animal, your donation goes toward the animals' care and daily feeding. For a few dollars, you can pick up the tab for an elephant's 100-pounds-a-day hay habit or keep a sea lion swimming pretty with 25 pounds of fish a day.
Frequently AskedQuestions | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Can I bring my pet to the Zoo? Dogs or other pets are prohibited. See Zoo Services and Policies for information about service animals. Can I bring in my own stroller or wagon? Yes, you may bring in your own stroller or small wagon. Are there any prohibited items?
Chimpanzee | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Another problem is that chimps are captured for the pet trade. It's estimated that for every baby chimp taken as a pet, ten other chimps are killed -- the mother and several relatives who die to protect the baby. Yet another problem is the Ebola virus, which is killing huge numbers of chimps.
Elephants | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Asian elephants eat a varied diet of grasses, fruit, vegetables, bark, roots, leaves and stems. It takes a lot of food to sustain their big bodies: an adult eats between 165 and 330 pounds of food in one day, though less than half of this is well digested.
Hours & Prices | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) May 13, 2016 · We are excited to welcome you back to the Saint Louis Zoo! The safety of our guests, staff and animals is our highest priority, which is why we have made some changes in our operations to provide you with a safe and memorable experience.Review the Zoo’s reopening guidelines
Animal Tours | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) May 25, 2020 · Available through May 25, 2020. Visit the world's largest big cats, the noble African lions or the majestic Amur tigers "up close and personal" at Big Cat Country with a zookeeper. Learn about their training, enrichment, animal husbandry and conservation in the wild.
Behind-the-Scenes Tours | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Notice: We currently are not accepting reservations until further notice. Have you ever met a penguin, fed a giant tortoise, trained a sea lion? Your group can share an experience like none other: behind the scenes at the Saint Louis Zoo.
#byetobags | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Using pet waste in compost can pose a serious health risk! Temperatures in compost piles do not get high enough to kill bacteria in pet waste. DON’T flush or bury cat waste. Cat waste can be a carrier for the Toxoplasma parasite, which has been linked to sea otter fatalities. Cat litter also clogs up plumbing.
Hotel Partners | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Hotel’s Eclipse restaurant offers locally-sourced cuisine from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.; bar open till 2 a.m. Very pet friendly. Stay with us and you will see why the difference is night and day! 1.5 miles from Zoo Check Availability. St. Louis Union Station Hotel (314) 621-5262.
Sumatran Orangutan | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) The primary reasons are habitat loss and degradation from logging, forest fires, and timber clearing for farming (including palm oil plantations) and human settlements. orangutans are also hunted and killed for their meat (bushmeat), and young apes are captured for sale in the illegal pet trade.
So You Want to be a Zookeeper? | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) See if your parents will allow you to keep a pet. Taking care of dogs, cats, hamsters, tropical fish and other small pets will teach you a lot about responsible animal care. Join science clubs, participate in scouting activities, and volunteer to help with fieldwork projects that take place in your community. Observe wildlife when you're outdoors.
Brazilian Salmon Pink Birdeater | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Super-Sized Spider. With a leg-span of up to 10 inches, the Brazilian salmon pink birdeater is one of the largest tarantulas in the world. And this spider gets big fast: it can grow up to a diameter of six inches in the first year of life!
Red-kneed Tarantula | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Over-collecting by the pet trade has severely reduced this species in the wild. Collectors are urged to buy only captive-bred animals. Class: Arachnida Order: Araneae Family: Theraphosidae. Mexican red-knee tarantula Photo by Chuck Dresner. Here at the Zoo.
Help Us Help Apes | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Another problem is that chimps are captured for the pet trade. It's estimated that for every baby chimp taken as a pet, ten other chimps are killed -- the mother and several relatives who die to protect the baby. Yet another problem is the Ebola virus, which is killing huge numbers of …
St. Louis Cats & Birds Coalition - Home | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 12, 2019 · September 12, 2019. By Anne Tieber, Curator of Birds. The newly formed SLCBC (St. Louis Cats & Birds Coalition) is a group of St. Louis metro area non-profit pet rescue and environmental conservation organizations whose shared goal is to maximize the health and happiness of the cats we love and protect the wildlife we value.. While we are still developing our mission and vision …
King Cobra Adoption | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Adopt a king cobra, and for $50, including shipping and handling, the Zoo will deliver a king cobra adoption package to anyone in the continental U.S.. This special adoption includes: A 12-inch king cobra plush toy (while supplies last)Personalized adoption certificate; Color photo with animal facts; Car decal
Children's Zoo to Close | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 13, 2020 · Some of the animals included goats to pet in the goat yard, small mammals such as ocelots, bobcats, Arctic foxes, and exotic animals like baby elephants and pythons. A highlight of the Children's Zoo at the time was a nursery for baby animals, which was viewable to the public. If a mother was having trouble caring for her infant, keepers would ...
PETA isn't as animal-friendly as you think | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Jun 27, 2005 · By the way, unless you are a vegan, don't own a pet, wear only plastic shoes and are willing to forego insulin if you ever become diabetic, you either do not embrace the real animal rights philosophy or you are a hypocrite. I, for one, hope that people never consider PETA an animal welfare organization. It most certainly is not.
Malayan Sun Bear | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) The number of sun bears has declined because of habitat loss, as well as hunting for the pet market and the Asian medicinal trade. Did You Know? The sun bear's curved front claws and long tongue help it dig through termite colonies and pull out the insects.
"Bugged" by Insect Pests? | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Contact your veterinarian for pet treatments. If fleas have already infested your home, you might use pyrethrin sprays and "flea "bombs" or foggers (with growth inhibitors) in selected rooms. This should be done at the same that you treat your pet, to prevent re-infestation.
Chilean Rose Hair Tarantula | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) The calm nature and attractive colors of this large spider make it popular with pet owners. In fact, this is among the most commonly imported type of tarantula today. Some Chilean rose hair tarantulas have red hairs all over their body, while others have a tan body with pink "hairs." Like all New World tarantula species, these spiders can flick ...
Turtle Road Watch | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) If you want a turtle or tortoise for a pet, research and buy responsibly captive bred pets. Keep it Wild! Help protect wetlands by not wasting water, planting rain gardens, and using rain barrels for irrigation. Also buy certified responsibly harvested wood/sustainable palm oil. Don't Release! Don't release unwanted pets into the wild. Contact ...
Mexican Beaded Lizard | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) They also suffer from illegal collection for the pet trade. You can help: Don't buy Mexican beaded lizards. Did You Know? Unlike venomous snakes, beaded lizards can't forcefully eject the toxin from their venom glands; instead, they have to chew the venom into their victim. Ouch!
Attracting Birds and Butterflies to Your Garden | Saint ...
Posted: (52 years ago) There are hundreds of different styles available. Bird feeders can be as simple as seed scattered on the ground or near a birdhouse or specialty feeders for certain seeds or particular species of birds. Black-oil sunflower seed, white proso millet and thistle seed are the best bird food choices. You can purchase mixes at grocery, pet and feed ...
We Care About Elephants | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) The happiness and welfare of all of our animals is our highest priority. We strongly believe that the Asian elephants at the Saint Louis Zoo get the best of care for so many reasons:. We are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), which has high standards for animal care. Our Zoo’s elephant program meets and exceeds the elephant care industry’s written guidelines for ...
Ball Python | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) The ball python is popular in the pet trade, primarily because of its small size and relatively long life. Ball python Photo by Chuck Dresner. Here at the Zoo. The Herpetarium is home to our ball pythons. VISIT. Zoo Reservations Zoo Hours Frequently Asked Questions Calendar of Events.
The Story of Jacks - Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 22, 2015 · In the U.S., it’s a darling of the exotic pet trade. Clearly, one common narrative for this exotic creature has been a shared life with humans. That certainly appears to be the story of the crab-eating macaque “Jacks,” who has had quite a journey, including a recent 10-day visit to …
Cotton-top Tamarin | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) Cotton-tops are endangered due to deforestation, hunting, and capture for research and the pet trade. Did You Know? Females commonly give birth to twins. Fathers help out by carrying the babies -- in fact, fathers do most of the carrying! Cotton-top tamarin Photo by Jay Sheinfield/Saint Louis Zoo.
Bali Mynah | Saint Louis Zoo
Posted: (52 years ago) The striking appearance of Bali mynahs is emphasized by their jaunty walk and outgoing personality, as well as their ability to raise the long, white crest on their head. Because of habitat loss and capture for the pet trade, there are fewer than 60 of these birds left in the wild.