Friends of Charles Towne Landing

The Animals

The zoo is home to a variety of mammals and birds

Many of the zoo animals live in mixed-species exhibits, enabling visitors to see the animals living together and interacting as they would in the wild. Since the zoo resides in a 22-acre forest along a salt marsh, if you pay attention, you may see many of the zoo animals’ wild counterparts such as foxes, raccoons, and birds along the forest trails or in the marsh.

The zoo currently exhibits the following animals:


Great Blue Heron (Ardea herodias)
Brown Pelican (Pelecanus occidentalis)
Great Egret (Casmerodius albus)
Black-crowned Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
White Ibis (Eudocimus albus)
Wild Turkey (Maleagris gallopavo)
Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura)
Black Vulture
Yellow Crown Night-Heron

Vulture at Charles Towne LandingTurkeys at Charles Towne Landing







Black Bear (Ursus americanus)
White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus)
Bison (Bison bison)
Bobcat (Felis rufus)
Pumas/Cougars/Mountain Lions (Felis concolor)
North American River Otters (Lutra canadensis)

Eli the River Otter at Charles Towne Landing