Jersey Zoo: Mammals

CLASS: MAMMALIA

ORDER: MONOTREMATA

Family: Tachyglossidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Tachyglossus aculeatus Short-nosed Echidna 1966 - 1973  

ORDER: DIDELPHIMORPHIA

Family: Didelphidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Chironectes minimus Yapok (Water Opossum) 1975 - 1976  
Didelphis virginiana
Virginia Opossum
ca.1962 - 1964
 

ORDER: DASYUROMORPHIA

Family: Dasyuridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Dasyuroides byrnei Kowari (Byrne's Marsupial Mouse) 1973 - 1976  

ORDER: DIPROTODONTIA

Family: Macropodidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Macropus parma Parma (White-throated) Wallaby 1968 - 2008  
Macropus rufogriseus bennetti Bennett's Wallaby 1967 - 1972  
Setonix brachyurus Quokka (Short-tailed Wallaby) 1959 - ca.1961  

Family: Petauridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Petaurus breviceps papuanus Papuan Sugar Glider 1972 - 1977  

ORDER: PILOSA

Family: Myrmecophagidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Myrmecophaga tridactyla Giant Anteater 1959 - ca.1961
 
Tamandua mexicana Northern Tamandua
1961 - 1962/63  

Family: Megalonychidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Choloepus sp. Two-toed Sloth sp.
1966
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ORDER: CINGULATA

Family: Dasypodidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Cabassous sp.
Eleven-banded (Naked-tailed) Armadillo
ca.1962 - 1969
 
Chaetophractus villosus
Patagonian Hairy (Southern Hairy) Armadillo
1959 - 1967
 
Dasypus novemcinctus Nine-banded Armadillo <1964
 

ORDER: LIPOTYPHLA

Family: Erinaceidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Erinaceus europaeus Western European Hedgehog (Jersey)
1959 - <1964  
Hemiechinus auritus
Long-eared Desert Hedgehog
1959 - <1964
 

Family: Soricidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Crocidura russula Greater White-toothed Shrew 1976  
Crocidura suaveolens Lesser White-toothed Shrew 1975 - 1976  


ORDER: AFROSORICIDA

Family: Tenrecidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Echinops telfairi Pygmy Hedgehog Tenrec 1966 - 1989  
Hemicentetes semispinosus semispinosus Lowland Streaked Tenrec 1968 - 1969  
Setifer setosus Greater Hedgehog (Large Hedgehog) Tenrec
1968 - 1983  
Tenrec ecaudatus Common (Tailless) Tenrec 1968 - 1974;
1976 - 1978


ORDER: SCANDENTIA

Family: Tupaiidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Tupaia belangeri Malayan Treeshrew ?1968 - 1973
Tupaia glis
Common Treeshrew 1961 - 1969  

ORDER: CHIROPTERA

Family: Pteropodidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Pteropus giganteus Indian Fruit Bat 1959 - 1963  
Pteropus livingstonii Livingstone's (Comoro Black) Fruit Bat 1992 - (present)  
Pteropus rodricensis Rodrigues Fruit Bat 1976 - (present)  

ORDER: PRIMATA

Family: Lorisidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Euoticus elegantulus Western Needle-clawed Galago 1959 - <1962  
Galagoides demidoff Demidoff's Dwarf Galago 1959 - ?
1967 - >1970
 
Galagoides senegalensis and/or  G. moholi Lesser Galago 1959 - 1973 2
Loris tardigradus Slender Loris 1959 - 1964  
Nycticebus coucang Slow Loris 1959 - 1964  
Otolemur crassicaudatus Thick-tailed Greater Galago 1967 - 1972
Perodicticus potto bosmani Bosman's Potto 1959 - 1970  

Family: Cheirogaleidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Cheirogaleus major Greater Dwarf Lemur 1974 - 1978 51
Microcebus murinus murinus Lesser (Grey) Mouse Lemur
1970 - 1976  
Microcebus rufus Red (Brown) Mouse Lemur
1970 - 1976  

Family: Lemuridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Eulemur fulvus mayottensis Mayotte Brown Lemur 1972 - 1992 40
Eulemur mongoz mongoz Mongoose Lemur 1963 - 1982  
Eulemur rufus Red-fronted Lemur 2008 - (present)  
Hapalemur alaotrensis Alaotran Gentle Lemur 1990 - (present)  
Lemur catta Ring-tailed Lemur 1964 - (present)  
Varecia rubra Red Ruffed Lemur 1982 - (present)  
Varecia variegata Black & White Ruffed Lemur 1982 - (present)  
Varecia variegata x V. rubra Hybrid Ruffed Lemur 1974 - 1988  

Family: Daubentoniidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Daubentonia madagascariensis Aye-aye 1990 - (present)  

Family: Callitrichidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Callimico goeldii Goeldi's Monkey 1975 - 2011  
Callithrix geoffroyi Geoffroy's (White-fronted) Marmoset 1984 - 2010 86
Callithrix humeralifer White-shouldered (Santarem) Marmoset
1960 - 1966;
1969 - 1970
 
Callithrix jacchus Common (Cotton-eared) Marmoset
1959 - 1963;
1965 - 1979
 
Callithrix penicillata jordani Black-pencilled (Black-plumed or Black-tufted) Marmoset
1965 - >1970;
1974 - 1980
 
Callithrix pygmaea Pygmy Marmoset 1961 - <1964  
Callithrix jacchus x C. penicillata Hybrid Marmoset 1966 - 1978  
Leontopithecus chrysomelas Golden-headed Lion Tamarin 1987 - 2013  
Leontopithecus chrysopygus Black (Golden-rumped) Lion Tamarin 1990 - (present)  
Leontopithecus rosalia Golden Lion Tamarin 1960 - 1961;
1978 - (present)
96
Mico argentatusSilvery Marmoset1973 - (present) 
Mico melanurusBlack-tailed Marmosetca.1959/60 - <1962;
1980 - 1985
 
Saguinus bicolor Pied (Bare-faced) Tamarin 1959/60 - 1962/63
1990 - (present)
 
Saguinus fuscicollis fuscus Brown-headed (Lesson's) Saddle-back Tamarin 1969 - ? 55
Saguinus fuscicollis lagonotus Red-mantled Saddle-back Tamarin <1964;
1969 - ?
1973 - ?
55
Saguinus fuscicollis leucogenys Andean Saddle-back Tamarin ?1961 - ? 55
Saguinus fuscicollis  ssp.
Saddleback Tamarin (Brown-mantled Tamarin)
? - 1992
55
Saguinus geoffroyi Geoffroy's Tamarin 1961 - 1974  
Saguinus imperator ssp. Emperor Tamarin 1961 - 1981  
Saguinus imperator subgrisescens White-chinned (Bearded) Emperor Tamarin
2000 - (present)  
Saguinus labiatus Moustached Tamarin 1961 - <1967 90
Saguinus midas Golden-handed (Red-handed or Midas) Tamarin
1966 - 1982  
Saguinus niger Black Tamarin 1959/60 - 1962/63  
Saguinus nigricollis Black & Red (Black-mantled) Tamarin 1961 - >1970  
Saguinus oedipus Cotton-top (Pinche) Tamarin 1959 - 1963;
1964 - 1966;
1973 - 2007
 
(species that has resisted identification)
"Eared Tamarin"
<1962 - ?
 

Family: Atelidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Alouatta caraya Black (Black-and-Gold) Howler
2006 - (present)  
Alouatta macconnelli Guyanan Red Howler 1962
 
Lagothrix flavicauda Brown (Red or Yellow-tailed) Woolly Monkey) 1959 - <1964  
Lagothrix lagotricha Humboldt's Woolly Monkey 1959 - 1967  

Family: Pitheciidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Chiropotes satanas Black (Black-bearded) Saki 1961 - <1964  

Family: Aotidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Aotus azarai Azara's Douroucouli 1959 - 1962/63  

Family: Cebidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Cebus apella apella Black-capped (Brown) Capuchin
1960 - 1997  
Saimiri sciureus Olive-capped Squirrel Monkey 1962 - <1964  

Family: Cercopithecidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Allenopithecus nigroviridis Allen's Swamp Monkey ? - <1964  
Cercocebus atys Sooty Mangabey 1959 - <1964  
Cercocebus torquatus Cherry-crowned (Red-capped or White-collared) Mangabey
1959 - 1966  
Cercopithecus albogularis Sykes' Monkey 1961 - 1964  
Cercopithecus ascanius Black-cheeked White-nosed Monkey 1960 - >1970  
Cercopithecus diana Diana Monkey 1965 - 1972  
Cercopithecus roloway Roloway Monkey 1966 - 1969  
Cercopithecus mona Mona Monkey 1959 - 1968  
Cercopithecus nictitans martini Martin's Putty-nosed Guenon 1959 - <1964  
Cercopithecus petaurista buttikoferi Buttikofer's Lesser White-nosed Guenon 1965 - 1969  
Cercopithecus preussi Red-backed (Preuss') Guenon 1961 - 1972
Cercopithecus sclateri Sclater's Spot-nosed Guenon 1959 - 1962/63  
Chlorocebus aethiops Grivet Monkey 1959 - <1962  
Chlorocebus pygerythrus centralis Black-faced Vervet Monkey 1961 - 1974  
Chlorocebus pygerythrus ngamiensis Okavango Vervet Monkey 1962 - 1974  
Chlorocebus pygerythrus centralis x C. p. ngamiensis Vervet Monkey Intersubspecific Hybrid 1965 - 1974  
Chlorocebus sabaeus Green Monkey 1959 - ca.1963  
Colobus p. polykomos Western Black & White (Ursine) Colobus
1965 - 1996  
Erythrocebus patas Patas Monkey 1959 - 1965  
Macaca fascicularis Crab-eating (Long-tailed or Java) Macaque
1959 - 1965
Macaca mulatta Rhesus Macaque 1959 - 1965  
Macaca nemestrina Pigtail Macaque 1959/60 - 1967  
Macaca nigra Sulawesi Crested Macaque ca.1960 - (present)  
Macaca sylvanus Barbary Macaque 1959/60 - 1966 96
Macaca sinica  Toque Macaque 1961 - <1964 
 
Mandrillus l. leucophaeus Drill 1959 - <1964  
Mandrillus sphinx Mandrill 1959 - 1975  
Miopithecus t. talapoin Talapoin Monkey 1964 - >1970
Papio anubis Olive Baboon 1959 - ca.1962 68
Papio ursinus chobiensis Chobe (Rhodesian) Chacma Baboon 1962 - 1966  
Theropithecus g. gelada Gelada 1962 - 1973  

Family: Hylobatidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Hylobates agilis Agile Gibbon 1967 - 1970  
Hylobates lar White-handed (Lar) Gibbon ca.1960 - <1964;
1997 - (present)
 
Symphalangus syndactylus Siamang 1969 - 1973  

Family: Hominidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Gorilla g. gorilla Western Gorilla 1959 - (present)  
Pan t. troglodytes Black-faced (Central) Chimpanzee 1959 - 1973 67
Pan troglodytes verus Masked (Western) Chimpanzee 1963 - 1972 67
Pongo abelii Sumatran Orangutan 1968 - (present)  
Pongo pygmaeus Bornean Orangutan 1963 - 1993  
Pongo abelii x P. pygmaeus Hybrid Orangutan 1972 - 1985  

ORDER: RODENTIA

Family: Sciuridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Ammospermophilus leucurus White-tailed Antelope Ground Squirrel <1964 - 1968  
Callosciurus finlaysonii bocourti Siamese Black Squirrel (Thai subspecies of the Variable Squirrel)
1959 - <1962
Callosciurus caniceps Grey-bellied (Golden-backed) Squirrel 1963 - ?  
Callosciurus erythraeus  Pallas's Squirrel  1961 - <1964
 
Callosciurus finlaysoni Finlayson's White Squirrel 1961 - 1968  
Callosciurus prevostii Prevost's Squirrel 1959 - <1962
 
Funambulus palmarum Indian Palm Squirrel 1959 - <1964  
Funisciurus anerythrus mystax West African Sun Squirrel (Thomas' Rope Squirrel: Cameroon subspecies) 1959 - <1962
Funisciurus pyrrhopus leonis Sierra Leone (Red-sided) Squirrel 1959 - <1962;
1965 - 1983
 
Glaucomys volans Southern (North American) Flying Squirrel 1960 - 1968  
Heliosciurus punctatus Small Forest (Sun) Squirrel 1959 - <1962;
1965 - 1967

Leptosciurus argentinius Argentinian Red Squirrel 1959 - <1962;
1964 - 1973

Paraxerus cepapi maunensis Maun Yellow-footed Squirrel 1962 - <1964  
Paraxerus poensis West African Green Bush Squirrel 1959 - 1966  
Ratufa bicolor Black Giant Squirrel 1959 - 1968  
Ratufa indica maxima Malabar Giant Squirrel 1959 - <1964;
1964;
1965 - 1974

Sciurus niger Fox Squirrel 1959 - <1962 38
Sciurus vulgaris European/Jersey Red Squirrel 1959 - 1967  
Spermophilus tridecemlineatus Thirteen-lined Ground Squirrel 1961 - ?1963  
Tamias striatus Californian (Eastern) Chipmunk 1961/2 - 1969  
Xerus erythropus West African Ground Squirrel 1965
 
Xerus erythropus maestrus Dark Striped Ground Squirrel 1964 - 1969  
(species that has resisted identification)
Cameroon Side-striped Squirrel                    
1959 - <1962
 

Family: Muridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Clethrionomys glareolus caesarius Jersey Bank Vole ca.1960 - <1962;
1965 - 1968

Cricetomys gambianus African (Gambian) Giant Pouched Rat 1959 - 1967
Cricetulus barabensis Chinese Hamster 1959 - <1962  
Lophiomys imhausi Crested Rat ? - <1964  
Meriones unguiculatus Mongolian Gerbil (Clawed Jird) ca.1971 - ca.1972  
Mesocricetus auratus Golden Hamster (pink, white, golden)
1959 - 1962/63  
Oecomys speciosus (prob.)
Savannah Rat
1959 - <1962
 
Rattus norvegicus Domestic Rat 1959 - <1964  
Tatera indica Indian Naked-soled Gerbil 1964 - ?1965
(species that has resisted identification)
"Bush Rat"
(died 1963)
 
(species that has resisted identification)
"Gerbil"<1962 - ?
 
(species that has resisted identification)
"Guiana Rat"
<1962 - <1964
 

Family: Nesomyidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Hypogeomys antimena Giant Jumping Rat 1990 - (present)  

Family: Hystricidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Atherurus africanus African Brush-tailed Porcupine 1965 - 1966
Hystrix africaeaustralis African Crested (Cape) Porcupine 2009 - 2010  
Hystrix cristata Crested Porcupine 1959 - ?1961  

Family: Erethizontidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Coendou prehensilis Brazilian Tree Porcupine 1962 - <1964  
Erethizon dorsatum North American Porcupine 1964 - 1964/65  

Family: Chinchillidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Chinchilla lanigera Long-tailed Chinchilla 1960 - 1972  

Family: Caviidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Cavia porcellus Guinea Pig (Domestic Cavy) 1959 - >1970  
Dolichotis salinicola Salt Desert (Dwarf Patagonian) Cavy 1974 - 1976  

Family: Hydrochaeridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris Capybara 1959 - <1962;
1983 - 1984
 

Family: Dasyproctidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Dasyprocta leporina Orange-rumped Agouti 1959 - 1975  
Myoprocta acouchy (pratti) Green Acouchi 1960 - 1964;
1968 - 1970
 

Family: Capromyidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Capromys pilorides Cuban (Desmarest's) Hutia 1973 - 1976  
Geocapromys b. brownii Jamaican Hutia 1972 - 1992  
Plagiodontia aedium Haitian Hutia 1976 - 1981  

ORDER: LAGOMORPHA

Family: Leporidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Lepus europaeus Eurasian Brown Hare 1962 - <1964  
Lepus saxatilis Rhodesian Bush Hare 1962 - 1962/63  
Oryctolagus cuniculus Domestic Rabbit (various varieties including Miniature Dutch)
1959 - >1970
Oryctolagus cuniculus European Rabbit 2008  
Oryctolagus cuniculusHimalayan Rabbit (domestic variety)
ca.1962 - ?1965
 
Romerolagus diazi Volcano Rabbit 1968 - 1970;
1979 - 1995
 
Sylvilagus brasiliensis Pygmy Brazilian Rabbit 1959 - <1964  

ORDER: CARNIVORA

Family: Canidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Canis familiaris dingo Dingo 1959 - 1966  
Canis familiaris hallstromi New Guinea Singing Dog 1966 - 1968  
Chrysocyon brachyurus Maned Wolf 2000 - 2012  
Fennecus zerda Fennec Fox 1966 - 1975  
Lycalopex sp. Andean Fox 1960 - 1966 47
Vulpes bengalensis
Indian Fox
1959 - <1962
 
Vulpes vulpes European Red Fox 1959 - 1961  

Family: Ursidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Helarctos malayanus Malayan Sun Bear 1962 - 1965  
Tremarctos ornatus Spectacled (Andean) Bear 1963 - (present)  
Ursus thibetanus Asiatic Black Bear 1959/60 - <1964  

Family: Procyonidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Bassaricyon alleni Allen's Olingo (Bassaricyon or False Kinkajou)
1961 - 1967  
Bassariscus sp. Cacomistle 1959 - 1972  
Nasua narica White-nosed (Red) Coati 1959 - <1964  
Nasua nasua Brown-nosed (Ring-tailed) Coati 1959 - <1964;
1998 - (present)
 
Procyon lotor Common Raccoon 1959 - <1964  

Family: Mustelidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Aonyx cinerea Oriental Small-clawed Otter 1999 - (present)  
Lontra canadensis North American River Otter (Canadian Otter)
1964 - 1975  
Lutrogale perspicillata Indian Smooth-coated Otter 1965 - <1979  
Martes americana American Marten 1959 - <1962  
Meles meles Eurasian Badger 1959 - 1965  
Mephitis mephitis Striped Skunk 1959 - <1964  
Mustela putorius furo Domestic Ferret (including Polecat variety)
ca.1960 - 1965  

Mink sp.
ca.1960 - <196427

Family: Viverridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Arctictis binturong Binturong 1963 - 1972  
Civettictis civetta African Civet 1959 - 1982  
Genetta tigrina Blotched Genet 1959 - 1972
Genetta sp.
Genet sp.
1965 
Nandinia binotata African (Two-spotted) Palm Civet 1959 - ?;
1965 - 1967

Paradoxurus hermaphroditus  Common Palm Civet  (Asian Palm Civet or Musang)
1960 - 1963 or 1965
 

Family: Eupleridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Mungotictis decemlineata Narrow-striped Mongoose 2002 - (present)  

Family: Herpestidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Atilax p. paludinosus Water (Marsh) Mongoose 1965 - 1969  
Bdeogale nigripes Black-legged (Black-footed) Mongoose 1959 - 1973  
Crossarchus obscurus Long-nosed Cusimanse 1965 - ?1969  
Cynictis penicillata Yellow Mongoose 2009 - 2013  
Helogale parvula Pygmy (Dwarf) Mongoose 1959 - 1966  
Helogale parvula undulata  Dwarf Mongoose  1961 - 1965
 
Herpestes edwardsii
Indian Grey Mongoose
ca. 1961/2 - 1965
 
Herpestes ichneumon Egyptian (Black-tailed) Mongoose 1965 - 1969  
Herpestes sanguineus Slender Mongoose 1962 - 1972  
Mungos mungo Banded Mongoose 1964 - 1966  
Suricata suricatta Slender-tailed Meerkat 1999 - (present)  

Family: Felidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Acinonyx jubatus Cheetah 1960 - 1997  
Felis catus Domestic Cat ?1959 - >1964  
Felis concolor Puma 1959 - <1964  
Felis geoffroyi Geoffroy's Cat 1959 - <1964  
Felis silvestris cafra
Southern African Wildcat
1962 - 1962/3
 
Felis silvestris lybica African Wildcat (Kaffir Cat)
(died or exported 1962/3)  
Felis wiedii Margay
1959 - 1968  
Felis yagouaroundi Jaguarundi (Eyra Cat) 1959
 
Leopardus pardalis mitis Ocelot  1959 - ?  
Leptailurus serval Serval
1962 - 1997  
Panthera l. leo African Lion 1959 - 1972  
Panthera leo persica Asiatic Lion 1972 - 1980  
Panthera pardus pardus African Leopard 1965 - 1976  
Panthera pardus ssp.
Leopard (cub)
1962/3
 
Uncia uncia Snow Leopard 1981 - 1997  

ORDER: PERISSODACTYLA

Family: Equidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Equus caballus przewalskii Przewalski's Wild Horse 1983 - 1998  

Family: Tapiridae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Tapirus terrestris Brazilian Tapir 1959 - 1982  

ORDER: ARTIODACTYLA

Family: Suidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Babyrousa babyrussa Babirusa 1984 - 1997  
Potamochoerus porcus pictus Red River Hog 2009 - 2014  
Sus scrofa var. Domestic Pig (piglet) 1960
 

Family: Tayassuidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Pecari tajacu Collared Peccary 1959 - 1979  
Family: Bovidae

Scientific name English name Period kept Notes
Bos taurus Jersey Cattle 1959 - ?  
Capra hircus var.
Domestic Goat (possibly Saanan variety) 1959 - >1966
Ovis aries var. St. Kilda Sheep
1959 - 1965

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