Animal Exhibits

Feed Your Wild Side.

A trip to America's only mountain zoo is your chance to connect with nearly 950 animals from Africa and the rest of the world—including hand-feeding Cheyenne Mountain Zoo's magnificent giraffe herd, the largest herd at any zoo in the world.

African Rift Valley—Giraffes, giraffes and more giraffes! Red River hogs, meerkats, Colobus monkeys, Grant's zebra, okapi, vultures and more!

Aquatics—Hippos, penguins, beaver, fish

Asian Highlands—Amur tigers, Pallas' cats, and snow leopards

Bears—Asiatic black bears and spectacled bears (see Rocky Mountain Wild for grizzly bears)

Encounter Africa— African elephants, African lions, black rhino, meerkat

Monkey Pavilion—Lemurs, mangabeys and gibbons

My Big Backyard—Chickens, koi, goats, pot belly pig and rabbits

Primate World—Orangutans, Western Lowland gorillas, macaques, siamangs, naked mole rats

Rocky Cliffs—Rocky Mountain goats

Rocky Mountain Wild—Moose, grizzly bears, mountain lions, river otters, lynx, porcupine, Mexican gray wolves and bald eagle

Scutes Family Gallery—Over 40 species of reptiles; cameleon, snakes, lizards, turtles and tortoises

The Loft—See. Explore. Learn. Do. What is it like to work with wildlife? Bring your curiosities and get hands-on with Zoo animals.