Discovery Island Trails Reviews
If you have some extra time exploring the Discovery Island Trails can be a relaxing way to see some beautiful plants and animals as well as get a close up look at the Tree of Life. Different times thr... more »
Nice educational walk on the island with staff offering information as you go around. Also the odd character here and there to meet. Worth walking through - interesting with animals to see as well more »
A very great exhibit in the park to see exotic wildlife and animals with unique habitats brimming the Tree of Life! Some animals you might see: Asian Small-Clawed Otter These animals come from the rainforests of Southeast Asia. They may look cute but they remain a potentially dangerous wild animal due to there common aggression and sharp teeth. True to its name, they do have small claws. It only extends there fur and no longer. Pacu Fish Also called the Black Pacu, these very large fish inhabit the rivers of the Amazon! They share there exhibit with the Small-Clawed Otters. They are very aggressive to other species. Lesser Flamingo These are a small species of flamingo that inhabit salt lakes of Africa. They breed in these lakes and share there habitat with Red Kangaroos and Lappet-Faced Vultures. Red Kangaroos inhabit the Outback of Australia and have a deadly kick, while Lappet-Faced Vultures inhabit the Savannas and Grasslands of Africa. Keep your eye out for them! Primates The primates you will finds here are the Cotton-Top Tamarin, Ring-Tailed Lemur and Collared Lemur. Both species of Lemur live in the same habitat and are only found on the Africa Island of Madagascar. Cotton-Top Tamarins live in the tropical rainforests of Central and South America. Many animals hunt them from Jaguars to Harpy Eagles. Macaw and Catfish The Scarlet Macaw is that colorful bird that you will see here! It lives in the Amazon Rainforest. The small species, the Paroon Shark Catfish is related to this name because it’s apparition looks like a Shark. It inhabits waterways such as the Mekong Basins in Indochina, an area in Southeast Asia. This fish is used for hunting. Tortoise and Porcupine Galapagos are the largest species of tortoise, and they can live more than 100 years! They can weigh a staggering 520 pounds! The African Crested Porcupine, a large rodent had spikes to defend itself from predators and people. They live in Sub-Saharan Africa, and are nocturnal (active at night). This is a Great animal exhibit! It houses many exotic animals from around the world!
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