The First Successful Breeding of Giant Zambian mole-rats in North America.
Born here at Peoria Zoo this is the first recorded birth of his species, Cryptomys mechowi in the United States. Currently Peoria Zoo is the only zoo to exhibit this species.Read more
Sichuan takin now on exhibit on the Asian Trail.
Come visit the newest residents at Peoria Zoo. Takin are a threatened species related to the Musk ox and mountain goat. Despite their large size Takin are veru agile climbers.Read more
Peoria Zoo aids in the conservation of the critically endangered Bali Mynah.
Peoria Zoo is helping this critically endangered species and others by participating in AZA Sponsered Species Programs.Read more
Peoria Zoo is home to over 100 different species of animals.