Animals Got Talent
Saturday, May 19 | 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Get ready for the Zoo's Animals Got Talent! Visit all of your animal friends and learn about each of their special talents. Then cast your vote for your favorite! The Zoo will also have special shows at the Animal Encounter Stage showcasing some of our most talented animals! Click each photo below to learn about the amazing abilities.
Swim up to 17 miles per hour
Uses prehensile tail for grasping and hanging
Can leap nearly 10 feet into the air!
Can survive on sea water if fresh water isn't available
North American River Otters
Can dive to a depth of 60 feet
Can run up to 30 miles per hour
Make loud calls that echo for miles
Can jump a distance of 20-50 feet
Can drink up to 30 gallons of water in 13 minutes
Can roll into a near perfect ball
Can eat 80 pounds of bamboo in one day
Can make 38 unique vocalizations
Can mimic human speech