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The Ellen Trout Announces the Arrival of a New Jaguar

 

Kabah, a 142 pound, male Jaguar arrived September 26th, 2013 at the Ellen Trout Zoo. He was parent reared with his brother at the Tulsa Zoo and donated to the Ellen Trout Zoo as an SSP recommendation. The 17 month old Jaguar will be paired with our female Jaguar Seraphina who is 6 years old and on loan to us from Zoo New England in Boston. Kabah, named for a Maya city in southeast Yucatan, will remain off-exhibit for several days until he learns his way around the enclosure. It is hoped that in the near future he and Seraphina will become the proud parents of a litter of Jaguar cubs. Jaguars are the largest species of wild cat native to the New World. They can be found from Mexico south to Paraguay and Argentina.
The Ellen Trout Zoo is open every day from 9 am until 5 pm and is the Wildest Place in Town and YOUR Place to Connect to the Natural World!
 


The Ellen Trout Zoo is pleased to announce its newest resident, a six foot tall newborn female Masai Giraffe. The long anticipated birth occurred on January 13th, 2013 at 6:29 pm. A contest took place on the Zoo's Facebook page to name the new addition. By overwhelming popular vote from four possible names, the giraffe calf is now named Kamili which means “perfect”.

The Ellen Trout Zoo has been home to giraffes since 1999 and there have been births by both females.