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Africa Pathway Closed
The pedestrian pathway to Africa is currently closed due to construction on our elephant exhibit. Africa will only be accessible by tram, which is free to all guests during this time. Thank you for your patience while we improve your Zoo.
The adorable prehensile-tailed porcupine hails from South and Central America. These nocturnal herbivorous rodents weigh between 4-11 pounds and are covered in short spines which are actually modified hair. You can find our prehensile-tailed porcupines in the Tropics.