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Zoo Train Temporarily Closed

The Zoo Train will be closed beginning on November 26th until mid-December while routine maintenance is performed on the tracks.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Prehensile-Tailed Porcupine

Prehensile-tailed Porcupine

About

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.