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The Zoo’s Best Animal Dads

Our animal fathers may not tell dad jokes, but we think they’re pretty awesome anyways! This Father’s Day, we wanted to give you a look at some of our favorite animal dads within the Zoo.

Black-handed Spider Monkey baby

Another Spider Monkey Baby Has Arrived!

Our black-handed spider monkey troop has a new member – although this one doesn’t have any markings reminiscent of any comic book heroes like our last spider monkey infant.  

J the black-handed spider monkey lifts up his leg, which is encased in a brace.

Have You Spotted J the Spider Monkey’s New Footwear?

You might spot a brace on one of our black-handed spider monkey’s feet occasionally. J is getting used to his new brace, which will hopefully correct his gait.

Meet the Newest Member of Our Troop

We’re excited to welcome a newborn spider monkey to our troop!

Spider monkey J

Saving J: A Confiscated Spider Monkey Story

A new spider monkey is settling into our troop after being confiscated at the United States-Mexico border.

Spider Monkey Saga: Baby Steps

Learn about the progress we’ve made with this special little guy.

A Spider Monkey Saga

A confiscated spider monkey has made his way from Dallas to Melbourne.

giant otter

Rainforest Revealed: Opening Day Is Almost Here!

Are you ready to see giant otters, venomous snakes and other amazing rainforest animals?