Open daily 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Grounds close at 4 p.m.
Ted was born in June 2008 and came to the Zoo in September 2008. He resides in the E.C.O. Center. He loves to eat hard-boiled eggs.
Although they are not considered threatened at the time their habitat is shrinking.
Their habitat is confined to mostly arid regions, such as dry forests, scrub, cultivated areas, dry coastal regions and semi-deserts. Tenrecs are found only on the island of Madagascar and the Comoro Islands.
Insects and other arthropods or worms, as well as some fruit. Occasionally they eat young mice or nesting birds.