Lee Richardson Zoo
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Kingdom Animalia

The Lee Richardson Zoo has over 300 animals from over 100 species. Including many endangered species that participate in the Species Survival Plan. (SSP) Throughout the world there are estimate of between 3 and 30 million species.


Represented Orders

Aves (Birds)

Anseriformes -Ducks, geese, swans

Casuariiformes -Emu

Ciconiiformes -Storks, herons, ibises

Columbiformes -Doves, pigeons

Coraciiformes -Kingfishers

Cuculiformes -Turaco, cuckoos

Falconiformes -Falcons, eagles, condors

Galliformes -Pheasants

Gruiformes -Cranes

Passeriformes -Song Birds

Piciformes -Toucans, woodpeckers

Psittaciformes -Parrots

Rheiformes -Rhea

Stringiformes -Owls


Mammalia (Mammals)

Artiodactyla - Even toed , deer, sheep, giraffes

Carnivora - Cats, Wolves, Bears

Insectivora - Hedgehogs, shrews

Diprodontia - Kangaroos, possums

Perissodactyla - Odd toed, tapirs, rhinoceri

Primates - Lemurs, monkeys, apes

Proboscidea - Elephants


Reptilia (Reptiles)

Squamata - Snakes and lizards


Amphibia (Amphibians)

Caudata - Salamanders and newts

Salientia - Frogs and toads


Insecta (Insects)

Blattodea - Cockroaches


Arachnida (Spiders, scorpions, ticks)

Araneae - Spiders