The Zoo is home to two Dumeril’s ground boas, a female named Ursula and her male offspring, Triton. Triton was born at the Zoo in August 2018, and is currently a part of the Zoo’s ambassador animal collection.
Small animals such as birds, lizards and frogs.
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List status
Listed as CITES Appendix I, which puts strict limits on its exportation from Madagascar. Their numbers are declining due to habitat destruction in order to create agricultural areas or grazing for livestock; they are killed due to fear and superstition. Their skins are sold in the markets of Madagascar as well as other countries. They are also exported to be sold in the pet trade. Diet Small animals such as birds, lizards and frogs.