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  • Yellow-and blue macaw

    Blue-and-yellow macaw

    A turquoise blue upper body (back, wings, tail) contrasts with the orange-yellow of its breast and belly, and the underside of its tail and wings. 

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Psittaciformes
    Family
    Psittacidae
  • Bombycilla garrulus

    Bohemian waxwing

    This species is no longer present at the Biodôme.

    Class
    Birds
    Order
    Passeriformes
    Family
    Bombycillidae
  • Broad-snouted caiman

    Broad-snouted caiman

    The green color with grayish tones of the broad-snouted caiman enables it to camouflage itself in areas that are thick in vegetation.

    Its short, sturdy snout is as broad as its head.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Crocodilia
    Family
    Alligatoridae
  • Norops sagrei

    Brown anole

    The brown anole has an elongated, brown body, a pointed muzzle and a long tail. The female and young have pale bands or a series of spots on their backs.

    Class
    Reptilia
    Order
    Squamata
    Family
    Dactyloidae
  • Ameiurus nebulosus

    Brown bullhead

    The brown bullhead is a member of the catfish group (Order siluriforma). It has a thick, rounded body, heavier toward the front.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Siluriformes
    Family
    Ictaluridae
  • A brown pencilfish

    Brown pencilfish

    The brown pencilfish is very small, slender and elongated. It has a pointy head, and a broad black stripe runs down its side, contrasting with the light color of its back.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Characiformes
    Family
    Lebiasinidae
  • Callimico goeldii

    Callimico, Goeldi's marmoset

    A callimico has a short, soft coat varying from black to blackish brown. Its fur is 1 to 2 cm long. It has a mane on its neck and shoulders and thick whiskers extending to its lower jaw.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Primates
    Family
    Cebidae
  • Female lynx with her young.

    Canada lynx

    The coat of the Canada lynx is silver grey in winter and brown in summer. This feline has a tuft of long black hairs at the tips of its ears. The end of its short tail is black.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Carnivora
    Family
    Felidae
  • Rhinella marina

    Cane toad

    The giant marine toad is brown. It has small wart-like bumps on its back and the backs of its legs. There is a poison gland behind each eye. It is three-quarters as wide as it is long.

    Class
    Amphibia (Batracia)
    Order
    Anura
    Family
    Bufonidae
  • Mallotus villosus

    Capelin

    Like its cousin, the smelt, the capelin is a small fish, slender and elongated, with a laterally compressed body that is covered with very small, silvery cycloid scales.

    Class
    Osteichthyes (bony fish)
    Order
    Acari
    Family
    Osmeridae