Discover the animals that lurk in the darkness at Eugene T. Mahoney Kingdoms of the Night in a new light at Late Nights at the Zoo when the normal night cycle becomes day
Opened in April of 2003
The world's largest nocturnal exhibit Kingdoms of the Night is found beneath the Desert Dome at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium
First you will encounter a hard working colony of naked mole rats, then you will wonder through many different environments including an African diorama featuring a mixed species exhibit of Aardvarks, Greater Bushbaby and Springhaas
Across from this display cases house Amazon Milky Tree Frogs, Magnificent Tree Frogs, Green Tree Pythons and Emerald Tree boas
Then you will encounter Fruit Bats & Blind Cave Fish in the Wet Cave habitat, There are over 2,000 stalactites and a seemingly bottomless water pit
As you continue on you will pass through an Australian Eucalyptus Forest where you will cross paths with Crocodiles, Fly River Turtles & Tamar Wallabies and a few snakes along the way. Then it's into the center of the Desert Dome where you will encounter the dry caves featuring many different types of bats including Vampire Bats, Giant Indian Fruit bats, Greater Bulldog Bat and many others
Finally the Worlds largest indoor swamp is home to American alligators, White Alligator, Beavers, Nutria, Alligator Snapping Turtles and many more species of animals, keep your eyes open as you cross the broad walk!
As You leave the building and your eyes become readjusted to the light you'll pass by a Habitat with American Crocodiles, Alligator Snapping Turtles and Common Snapping Turtles
Other species encountered along your journey through Omaha's Zoo's Kingdoms of the Night include Fossa, Bushy - Tailed Jird, Prehensile - Tailed Porcupine, Three - Banded Armadillos and Hoffman's Two-toed Sloth
Be sure to Check out Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium's Late Nights At the Zoo Events to see the indoor exhibits in a different way!
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