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Fact Sheet Index - San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library: Wildlife Explorers Basecamp

Complete list of San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance's Animal Fact Sheets, ordered alphabetically by common name and scientific name

Wildlife Explorers Basecamp

Wildlife Explorers Basecamp at the San Diego Zoo encourages guests to learn about nature, actively play, encounter new species, and develop empathy for wildlife. Visit habitats from around the world, from desert dunes and wild woods to marsh meadows and rainforest.

Concept drawing, Wildlife Explorers Basecamp entryImage credit: © San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. All rights reserved.

Ignite a Passion for Wildlife

The Denny Sanford Wildlife Explorers Basecamp is a dynamic play and learning space for Wildlife Explorers. From tunnels to treetops, waterfalls to creeks, new perspectives and ways to experience a variety of habitats and their animal residents inspire creativity and foster the joy of exploration. Interact, climb, scramble, and jump in innovative nature play areas. Learn by doing.

Exhibit illustration, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Explorers BasecampImage credit: © San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. All rights reserved.

Children can climb like squirrel monkeys, splash like frogs, and be busy little bees, exercising their bodies and minds.

Exhibit illustration, San Diego Zoo Wildlife Explorers BasecampImage credit: © San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance. All rights reserved.

 

This page is your entry to fact sheets for animals of Wildlife Explorers Basecamp.

Links to fact sheets are listed alphabetically, by an animal's common or scientific name.

What is notable about these fact sheets?

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library's fact sheets are in-depth and based on the research literature. Each includes references and an extensive bibliography. The following topics are covered:

  • Taxonomy & History
  • Distribution & Habitat
  • Physical Characteristics
  • Behavior & Ecology
  • Diet & Feeding
  • Reproduction & Development
  • Managed Care
  • Population & Conservation

Who prepares these fact sheets?

Our fact sheets are prepared by San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance Library staff (contact us). Also see our other recommended fact sheet sources (right).

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These fact sheets—commonly used by SDZWA team members and also freely available online—summarize information on an animal species or closely related group. Sources include peer-reviewed journals, scholarly books, authoritative reports and databases, as well as scientific and husbandry experts.

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Wildlife Explorers Basecamp Species, Common Name A-Z

Wildlife Explorers Basecamp Species, Scientific Name A-Z

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