A PROJECT OF HATTIESBURG CONVENTION COMMISSION
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OUR EDZOOCATION
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AWAITS.
WILD OUT WITH US! FRIDAY – SUNDAY | 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
WILD OUT WITH US!
FRIDAY – SUNDAY

 


10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

OUR ANIMALS

Our zookeepers know how to keep it real—both on and off of Zoo grounds. EdZOOcation allows the Hattiesburg Zoo to share its amazing animals and conservation efforts with you!

ZOO OUTREACH

CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE. Our ZooMobile brings on-site learning adventures to area schools, completely free of charge. For more details or to set up a presentation for your school, email zooeducator@hattiesburg.org.

DOCENT PROGRAM

If you would like more information on becoming a docent or volunteer, please contact our zoo office and they can give you more info!

CONSERVATION

We’re doing our part for the planet! You can too. Find our more on our
worldwide and at-home efforts to help heal the environment.
AMBASSADOR
AMBASSADOR
Our Ambassador Animals are a hardworking bunch! These guys help our education staff members share more about some of the world’s most fascinating creatures, their habitats, and conservation efforts. Other than special appearances around the zoo, Ambassador Animals are mainly used in three ways: birthday parties, outreach, and field trips.
Chomper the Common Snapping Turtle
DIET:
Omnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
From southern Alberta and east to Nova Scotia Canada, extending south to the Gulf of Mexico and west to the Rocky Mountains
Cinnamon the African Pygmy Hedgehog
DIET:
Insectivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Africa
Daisy and Mae the Chinchillas
DIET:
Herbivore
STATUS:
Critically Endangered
WHERE I LIVE:
South America
Mo and Chewy the Hoffman’s Two-toed Sloth
DIET:
Herbivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Central and South America
Rascal the Citron Crested Cockatoo
DIET:
Herbivore
STATUS:
Critically Endangered
WHERE I LIVE:
Indonesia
Taco the African Grey Parrot
DIET:
Herbivore
STATUS:
Endangered
WHERE I LIVE:
Africa
Monty the Ball Python
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
West and Central Africa
Leggs the Rose Haired Tarantula
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Chile
Carl and Carla the Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches
DIET:
Decomposers
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Madagascar
Rango the Tokay Gecko
DIET:
Insectivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Asia
Asia the Leopard Gecko
DIET:
Insectivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Europe and Asia
Oreo the California Kingsnake
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Western United States
King Arthur and Princess the Speckled Kingsnakes
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
North America
Pumba the Western Hognose Snake
DIET:
Carnivorous
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
North America
Cookie the Sinaloan Milk Snake
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Central America
Allie, Ollie, Myrtle, & Thomas the Box Turtles
DIET:
Omnivore
STATUS:
Vulnerable
WHERE I LIVE:
United States, Canada, and Mexico
Jackson the Corn Snake
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
North America
Moonpie the Kenyan Sand Boa
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Africa
Annie the Red-Tailed Boa
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Northern Mexico, Central, and South America
Kahn the Green Tree Python
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Australia and New Guinea
Charlie the Bearded Dragon
DIET:
Omnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Australia
Spyro the Crocodile Skink
DIET:
Insectivore
STATUS:
Least Concern/Unknown
WHERE I LIVE:
Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands
Indigo the Blue Tongue Skink
DIET:
Omnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Australia
Bobo the Gopher Tortoise
DIET:
Herbivore
STATUS:
Vulnerable
WHERE I LIVE:
Southeastern United States
Delta, Kilo, & Lima the American Alligators
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
United States
Buford the Turkey Vulture
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
Americas
Rebar and Roxy the Barred Owls
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
North America
Athena the Great Horned Owl
DIET:
Carnivore
STATUS:
Least Concern
WHERE I LIVE:
North America and parts of South America
AURORA, FLORA, MERRYWEATHER, AND MALEFICENT
DIET:
STATUS:
WHERE I LIVE: