World of Birds

Our animals​

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Birds

Some birds you may see at World of Birds

  • Barbets
  • Bishops
  • Bulbuls
  • Buzzards
  • Cassowaries
  • Cockatoos
  • Conures
  • Cormorants
  • Cranes
  • Crows
  • Dikkops
  • Ducks
  • Eagles
  • Egrets
  • Emus
  • Falcons
  • Finches
  • Flamingos
  • Francolins
  • Gallinules
  • Geese
  • Goshawks
  • Guans
  • Guineafowl
  • Gulls
  • Marabou
  • Herons
  • Hornbills
  • Ibises
  • Jays
  • Jungle Fowl
  • Kites
  • Lovebirds
  • Lorikeets
  • Magpies
  • Cockatiels
  • Owls
  • Parrots
  • Parakeets
  • Peafowl
  • Pelicans
  • Pheasants
  • Plovers
  • Quails
  • Raven
  • Rheas
  • Secretarybirds
  • Shrikes
  • Softbills
  • Spoonbills
  • Starlings
  • Storks
  • Swans
  • Thrushes
  • Turacos
  • Turkeys
  • Vultures
  • Weavers
  • Waterfowl
attractive, agile and highly inquisitive

Monkey Jungle

We have thirty-eight of these attractive, agile and highly inquisitive New World monkeys. They are extremely mischievous and quick (so make sure all your belongings are safely packed away in a bag!).

They live in a large walkthrough enclosure, which allows visitors to enjoy direct contact with them.

Quick facts

  • Their natural habitat is thickets, mangrove swamps and the lower layers and edges of tall forests in South America.
  • They feed mostly on fruit and insects, relying on their inquisitiveness and speed to catch the insects.
  • Squirrel monkey fur is short and close, colored olive at the shoulders and yellowish orange on its back and extremities. Their throat and the ears are white and their mouths are black.
  • Squirrel monkeys grow to 25 to 35 cm, plus a 35 to 42 cm tail.
  • Male squirrel monkeys weigh 750 to 1100 g. Females weigh 500 to 750 g.
  • Young infants ride on their mothers' backs for the first month of life, then begin venturing off to explore and play for increasing periods each day.
  • They live to about 15 years old in the wild, about 20 years in captivity.
  • "Baker", an 'astronaut' squirrel monkey, rode into space as part of the United States space program, and returned safely.

The Monkey Jungle is open from 11:30 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 15:30.

exciting, exotic and cute

Mammals & Reptiles

  • Baboons
  • Meerkats
  • Monkeys
  • Marmosets
  • Tamarins
  • Squirrels
  • Mongooses
  • Foxes
  • Genets
  • Racoons
  • Guineapigs
  • Porcupines
  • Terrapins
  • Green Iguana
  • Rock Monitors
  • Tortoises
  • Blue-tongued Skinks