Flick

Flick Brumation is a phrase scientists use to describe animals that tuck themselves in for the winter and as spring temperatures warm up these animals begin to wake up. Zookeepers can also maintain special warm climates when necessary. Flick, technically Heterodon platirhinos is also known as a Hog

Some Pig

Wilbur
Feral pigs throughout California are considered a nuisance to many people, a treasure to some and fair game to others. Invite pigs Wilber and Templeton to a party and they will snack on plants, use their strong snouts to plow up earth seeking roots and grubs, and ultimately dig out a muddy puddle fo

Snakes!

Recently Zoo Staff gathered together at City Hall for more than an hour of insightful information about rattlesnakes provided by Mike Cardwell who volunteers his expertise at Effe Yeaw Nature Center in Carmichael. Given the wild areas around the Zoo it’s not uncommon to have rattlesnakes seeking s