The Hawaiian word for Donkey is Kekake. Our Kekake pair can usually be found behind the stone wall next to Lani Moo’s pen in our Keiki Zoo.
These horses are not dwarves, runts, or “genetic” errors, but are produced by selectively breeding down in size yet maintaining as near-perfect conformation as possible.
These small foxes live in family groups of sometimes up to 10 individuals. These groups are often led by the parents and will sometimes share massive dens with other families.
Adults feed primarily on small school fish such as sardines, anchovy, squid, and some shellfish. At the Honolulu Zoo they enjoy a diet of Capelin, Herring, and Sardines.
Like most lizards, they are not vocal unless hissing when threatened. Instead, these animals communicate with visual signals such as color changing, head bobs, and arm waving.
This giant gecko is nocturnal and during the day, seeks shelter in the holes and cracks of trees. When night falls, they venture up into the canopy in order to forage.
Ball Pythons hunt using a variety of senses, including sight, smell, and thermal imaging.
The African Helmeted Turtle is a relatively small turtle with a shell length of 15-18 cm (6 to 7) as an adult. The shell is very thin, oval shaped, and brown to olive in color.
The African pancake tortoise, Malacochersus tornieri, is a small, very flattened tortoise with a thin, flexible shell. It is also known as the pancake tortoise, soft-shelled tortoise, and Tornier’s tortoise.
Meerkats are highly social, diurnal animals. They enjoy basking in the sun and may sleep in groups and form a tower.