Cincinnati Zoo: Home Safari – Armadillo

Visit Their Website ACT LIKE AN ARMADILLO Armadillos are known for their hardened skin used for defense. Did you also know that despite that heavy armor, the armadillo can be quick and nimble? Baby armadillos can be curious and playful, too. We want to get you up and moving by challenging you to act like […]

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Cincinnati Zoo: Home Safari – Aardwolf – 5/25

A solitary and nocturnal member of the hyena family, the aardwolf specializes in feeding on termites. Rather than digging into a termite nest, the aardwolf simply licks up the insects with its long tongue and chomps down on them with its peg-like molars. A single aardwolf can consume 200,000 termites in one night. Visit Their […]

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Cincinnati Zoo: Home Safari – Zebra – 5/24

The plains zebra lives in social family groups that include one male, several females and their offspring. Groups of bachelor males often form as well. Many groups may come together to graze, sleep or travel in large herds. When a lion or other predator approaches, zebras alert the herd with alarm calls. View All The […]

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Cincinnati Zoo: Home Safari – Hippos (Fiona)

View All The Home Safari’s Hippos spend the majority of the day soaking in water or mud to keep their skin moist and bodies cool. When submerged, just their eyes, ears and nostrils stick out of the water so they can still see, hear and smell what’s going on around them. At night, they come […]

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