On this page you will find pictures of zoo animals of different kinds, and sometimes a little facts about the animals.
If you want to see more pictures or learn more about the animal, please see and click the links shown on the bottom of this page, where you can go to pages with pictures of a lot of different animals as well as pages loaded with facts about them.
Here it will mostly be pictures of smaller animals or animals that are often overlooked. Even pictures of a dairy cow.
The more "famous" animals like the lion, the bear and tigers has their own page with lots of pictures. They are here also, but please find more by looking at the overview on this page.
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The Guanako lama lives in South America on grass steppe and bush steppe. The latin name is Lama Guanicoe. The Guanako's life expectancy is 20-25 years, it's feed is grass, twigs and herbs.
|Guanaco, Lama Guanicoe||Mara, Patagonian Cavy|
|Nandu, Rhea Americane||Rhea Americane|
|Nandu in Zoo||Rhea Americane|
|Baby Guanako||Guanako lama|
|Beautiful head of Guanako lama||Guanako Lama resting|
You can detect the mood of the lama by watching its ears. Turned forward shows that the lama is curious and attentive. Wriggling its ears means the lama is disturbed, and if it turns the ears back you better watch out, because it is a threat. The lama might even emphasize the threat by sending vomit into the face of the opponent. (This you will know already if you have read Tintin albums).
The Nandu and the Mara also lives in South America on grass steppe, feed is grass, roots and herbs for both animals, the Nandu also eats insects.
|Lama||Close up of lama teeth|
|Lama head||White lama|
|Wolf photo||Picture of wolf|
|Two wolves in Zoo||Wolf picture|
|Picture of wolf|
You will find the Muskox (Ovibus mochatus wardi) on Greenland, in
Canada and Alaska.
It weighs 150-300 kg, it's life expectancy is 10-20 years, and the Muskox feed on herbs, grass and bark.
The Muskox can keep warm because of the extremely thick fur with the long guard hairs and the thick wooly undercoat.
|Goura scheepmakeri||Lives in Indonesia, New Guinea, in the rainforest|
|Camels in discussion||Three camels|
|Head of camel||Camel in Copenhagen Zoo|
|Zookeeper taking camel for a walk||Close up of camel feet and knees|
|Camel in zoo in front of house||Two camels laying down|
|Camel chewing green leaf||Camel eating green leaf|
|Funny photo of camel|
Tasmanisher Teufel (Sarcophilus harrisii)
The Tasmanian devil is the largest existing marsupial predator.
The Tasmanian devil has strong, powerful jaws and sharp teeth, and it digests almost everything, even the skull of kangaroos and sheep.
During the mating period the male animals gets lots of wounds and lacerations from the serious fights among the males, fighting for the females.
|Tasmanian devil in zoo||Male Tasmanian devil|
|Zoo animals Tasmanian devil||Tasmanisher Teufel|
|Zoo picture of Tasmanian devil||Angry Tasmanian devil|
|Cute looking Tasmanian devil||Snarling Tasmanian devil|
|Sea lions sun bathing||Sea lion in zoo|
|Training of sea lion||Sea lion training in Zoo|
|Sea lion after training||Sea lion with zookeeper|
have a rich language consisting of calls, sniffing, nursing and postures. Their territory is marked by a shrill sound, and as an alarm note they have a short bark.
|Cute prairie dog||Prairie dog|
|Two prairie dogs||Cynomys ludovicianus|
|Greeting prairie dogs||Prairie dog and its hole|
|Anteater looking for ants||Anteater in zoo|
|Female lion and cubs||Male and female lion|
|Beautiful lioness||Lion family|
|Polar bears in zoo||Polar bears resting|
|Side view polar bear|
|Picture of Stork in zoo drinking||Stork standing|
|Stork with the red legs||Stork photo|
All domesticated cows originate from the aurochs which lived in Northern Europe, North Africa and Asia.
It is believed that abaout 8.000 years ago the aurochs was domesticated
I know that showing a picture of cowshit is not the most normal thing to do, but on the other hand: where else do you find a picture like that when you need it?
|Dairy cow in zoo||Cow resting|
|Cowshit||Udder from cow without milk|
|Mottled cow and calves||Cow needs to be milked|
|Cow and her calf||Red Cow and Piebald Cow in Zoo|
|Jersey cow in zoo||Black Mottled cow|
The Okapi is related to the giraffe, and is also called the giraffe of the forest. But it is smaller than the giraffe, and therefore more adapted to living in a rain forest with dense vegetation.
Every Okapi has it's own pattern on the behind, it is as different from animal to animal as fingerprints are for humans. These patterns serve as a great camouflage in the forest.
Only the males have horn, but the female is bigger than the male.
|Picture of male and female Okapi||Okapi picture|
|Zoo animals Okapi||Okapi picture|
|Head of Okapi||Okapi walking|
|Okapi taking leaves with tongue||Female Okapi|
|Elephant with new baby||Elephant mother and baby|
|Elephant baby||Pictures of elephants in zoo|
|Male elephant, female elephant and baby elephant|
The habitat of the Sable Antelope is the savannah in South East Africa.
It feeds on medium high grass and leaves, weighs approx. 200 kg and it's life expectancy is 17-20 years.
|Sable Antelope in Zoo|
|Baboon family in zoo:|
|Mother baboon eating bark||Mother and child baboon|
|Baboons with red bottoms||Silver male baboon|
|Pet goats one drinking milk||Bearded pet goat|
|Close up of pet goat||Many pet goats in Zoo|
|Small-clawed Otter||Zoo animals small-clawed Otters|
|Zwergotters||Cute small-clawed Otters|
|Otter with fish||Otters with fish|
|Golden Lion Tamarin||Goldgelbes Löwentamarin|
|Two golden lion Tamarins|
Hippopotamus amphibus, in German called Nilpferd
There is already a page on this site about Hippos and with a lot of great pictures, but here are some more, taken in Copenhagen Zoo.
I think I got some really good pictures, but I was a bit annoyed because just after I placed the camera in my pocket, the pig male hippo almost jumped up out of the water. It would have been such a spectacular picture, but alas.
|Baby Hippo sleeping in Zoo||Two big hippos in water|
|Hippo and Guinea fowl||Big Hippo baby sleeping on rock|
|Hippos in water||Hippo lurking in water|
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