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Regions > Americas

Americas

*Please note that some of these animals may be temporarily off display or no longer on exhibit at the Toronto Zoo.

Aggregate anemone


Class: Zoantharia
Status: IUCN: Not listed; CITES: Not listed


American alligator


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Lower Risk/least concern; CITES: Not listed


Axolotl


Class: Amphibia
Status: IUCN: Critically Endangered; CITES: Vulnerable


Beaver


Class: Mammalia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Black-footed ferret


Class: Mammalia
Status: IUCN: Endangered ; COSEWIC: They were listed as extirpated in Canada in 1978 by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada but were reintroduced in 2009 to Canada


Blanding's turtle


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Endangered


Blind cave characin


Class: Osteichthyes
Status: IUCN: Vulnerable


Blue dacnis


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Blue poison dart frog


Class: Amphibia
Status: IUCN: Vulnerable


Blue-crowned motmot


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Blue-grey tanager


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concerned


Boa constrictor


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Not Listed


Brazilian giant cockroach


Class: Insecta
Status: IUCN: Not Listed


Common Marmoset


Class: Mammalia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Crested tinamou


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Cuvier's smooth-fronted caiman (dwarf caiman)


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Desert grassland whiptail


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Double-striped thicknee


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Dyeing poison dart frog


Class: Amphibia
Status: IUCN: Least concern


Electric eel


Class: Osteichthyes
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Eyelash viper


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Not Listed


Florida gar


Class: Osteichthyes
Status: IUCN: Least Concerned


Florida lubber


Class: Insecta
Status: IUCN: Not Listed; CITES: Not Listed


Giant bird-eating spider


Class: Arachnida
Status: IUCN: Not listed


Golden lion tamarin


Class: Mammalia
Status: IUCN: Endangered


Green and black poison dart frog


Class: Amphibia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Green surf anemone


Class: Zoantharia
Status: IUCN: Not Listed


Jamaican Boa


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Vulnerable


Largemouth bass


Class: Osteichthyes
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Leather sea star


Class: Asteroidea
Status: IUCN: Not Listed


Massasauga rattlesnake


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Mata mata turtle


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Not listed


Midland painted turtle


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


North American River Otter


Class: Mammalia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Northern Pacific rattlesnake


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Not Listed 


Panamanian golden frog


Class: Amphibia
Status: IUCN: Critically Endangered


Plush-crested jay


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Prehensile-tailed porcupine


Class: Mammalia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Pumpkinseed sunfish


Class: Osteichthyes
Status: IUCN: Least Concern 


Purple gallinule


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Pygmy marmoset


Class: Mammalia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Red-breasted piranha


Class: Osteichthyes
Status: IUCN: Not Listed


Reticulate gila monster


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Not Listed


San Esteban Island chuckwalla


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Not Listed


Scarlet ibis


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Silver beak tanager


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Snapping turtle


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Spectacled owl


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Spiny softshelled turtle


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Spotted turtle


Class: Reptilia
Status: IUCN: Endangered


Two-toed sloth


Class: Mammalia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


Vinegaroon


Class: Arachnida
Status: IUCN: Not Listed


White-faced saki


Class: Mammalia
Status: IUCN: Least Concern


White-lined tanager


Class: Aves
Status: IUCN: Least Concern