Large Mammals

 
 
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American Black Bears


 

Coyote


Bobcats


The merced zoo offers a unique opportunity to see some large mammals up close and personal. all of our animals here at the merced zoo have a unique story on how they got here. click below to learn more about the species and how they arrived at our wonderful zoo!

 
 
 
 

NAMES:  

Windfall and Missy

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Throughout North America, from Canada to Mexico and in at least 40 states in the U.S. though they are primarily found in forested areas with thick ground vegetation. They have short, non-retractable claws that give them an excellent tree-climbing ability.

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American black bears are omnivores.  They eat plants, fruits, nuts, insects, honey, salmon, small mammals and carrion.

How they got to the merced zoo

Missy was rescued as a starved cub searching for food through people’s trash cans.

Windfall was rescued in the state of oregon where she was kept as a pet and was severely underweight and parasite ridden.

 
 

NAME:  

julie

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more info coming soon!.

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more info coming soon!.

How she got to the merced zoo

more info coming soon!.

 
 
 
 
 

NAMES:  

Boomer and Nala

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More info coming soon.

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More info coming soon.

How they got to the merced zoo

Boomer was sadly found in a bag just outside the zoo when he was a baby.

Nala came to us from a rescue center.