Build me a house

Aaron gave me some interesting looking popsicle sticks for lemur enrichment which I immediately had another idea for. Keeper Sarah had some down time as well and decided to take part in my project. So we made a little village for the degus.  Read more

Surprise! Baby Degus!!

Apparently our male degu, Luis, was not neutered fast enough… because on Monday, May 23rd, animal department volunteer Ashlyn found Florencia’s 6 baby degus in a bag of shredded paper (used for animal enrichment) when she was cleaning out the cages! Degus are born with fur and are cute as can be. The amazing thing to me is that Florencia is not really that much bigger than the sum of these 6 babies!Read more