SpeciesList.

Welcome to Wilstem! Here we have a wide range of species! Below is a list of who you can find on location.

  • Addax- Addax, also known as the white antelope, are the most threatened antelope in the world. Their populations have plummeted due to modern weapons and transport, civil unrest and oil exploration.  Addax are heavily built and are not capable of great speed, they can easily be over taken by horses, dogs and vehicles. 

  • *African Elephant- Slightly larger than the Asian Elephant, they have thick skin (1.2 inches thick), a flat back, and two finger-like tips on their trunk. The trunk is an elongation of its upper lip and nose. This highly sensitive organ is thought to be manipulated by about 40–60,000 muscles. They flap their ears to reduce body heat on hot days.

  • African Gray Parrot-A medium-sized parrot, predominantly grey with a black bill. The head and body have slight white feathers and their tail is red. A population study published in 2015 found that the species had been ″virtually eliminated″ from Ghana with numbers declining 90 to 99% since 1992.

  • Alpaca- It is similar to, and often confused with, the llama. However, alpacas are often noticeably smaller than llamas. They are bred specifically for their fiber. It is used for making knitted and woven items such as blankets, sweaters, hats, gloves, and scarves.

  • Aoudad- Also known as the Barbery Sheep they are sandy-brown, darkening with age, with a slightly lighter underbelly and a darker line along the back.

  • *Asian Elephant- The Asian Elephant is the largest living land mammal in Asia. The Asian Elephant has been listed as Endangered, as the population has declined by at least 50 percent over the last three elephant generations, which is about 60–75 years. There are fewer than 50,000 left in the world! They are slightly smaller than the African Elephant and have smaller ears, smoother skin, a rounded back, and only one finger-like tip at the end of their trunk.

  • *Asian Small Clawed Otter-The Asian small-clawed otter has deep brown fur with some rufous tinge on the back, but paler below. Its underfur is lighter near the base. The sides of the neck and head are brown, but its cheeks, upperlip, chin, throat and sides of the neck are whitish.

  • Bactrian Camel- The Bactrian camel is also known as the Mongolian camel or domestic Bactrian camel. It is a large even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of Central Asia. It has two humps on its back, in contrast to the single-humped dromedary camel.

  • Ball Python- The Ball Python is a python species native to West and Central Africa, where it lives in grasslands, shrublands and open forests. This nonvenomous constrictor is the smallest of the African pythons, growing to a maximum length of 182 cm. The name "ball python" refers to its tendency to curl into a ball when stressed or frightened.

  • Bearded Dragon- Bearded dragons are reptiles that are characterized by their broad, triangular heads, flattened bodies, and rows and clusters of spiny scales covering their entire bodies.

  • Bison- Bison are the largest surviving terrestrial animals in North America. They are broad and muscular with shaggy coats of long hair and can weigh up to 2,500 pounds.

  • Blackbuck- Also known as the Indian Antelope, their most distinctive feature is the V-shaped horns that corkscrew about 20 inches from the male's head. As the name suggests, the mature male is black on his back. The most dominant male is usually the darkest.

  • Black Throat Monitor- As one of the largest lizards in the world, people are so fascinated by black-throated monitors. Black-throated monitor lizards look prehistoric giants.  They are highly intelligent, can grow larger than humans are tall, and are one of the most docile species of African monitor lizard.

  • Brahman Cattle-American breed of Zebuine Beef Cattle. Often darker in color with particularly dark pigmented areas around the neck and shoulders. They have a prominent hump on their shoulders and neck.

  • Burmese Python- These are a family of nonvenomous snakes found in Africa, Asia, and Australia. Among its members are some of the largest snakes in the world.

  • Carpet Python- Carpet pythons are medium-sized pythons. They are named for their beautiful markings, which resemble an oriental carpet pattern. They can have black-to-gray patterns of blotches, cross bands, stripes, or a combination of these markings on a light yellowish-to-dark brown background.

  • Cotton-Top Tamarin- A cotton-top tamarin is among the most endangered primate in the world. They are found only in northwestern Colombia, weigh less than a pound, and are named for the shock of white hair that sits atop its head.

  • Dama Gazelle- The dama gazelle is considered the largest species of gazelle, with incredibly long legs, which provide extra surface area to dissipate heat, one of the many ways it stays cool. The dama gazelle is white with a reddish-brown head and neck. It is a critically endangered species, as it has disappeared from most of its native areas due to overhunting and habitat loss.

  • Donkey-is a domesticated member of the horse family, Equidae. 

  • Dromedary Camel- The camel bears distinctive fatty deposits known as "humps" on its back. The average life expectancy of a camel is 40 to 50 years. A full-grown adult stands 6 ft at the shoulder and 7 ft at the hump. They can run up to 40 mph in short bursts and sustain speeds of up to 25 mph.

  • Eland- The common eland, also known as the southern eland or eland antelope, is a savannah and plains antelope mostly found in East and Southern Africa.  They are the second largest antelope in the world but are the slowest as well.

  • Elk- Elk, also known as the wapiti, are one of the largest species within the deer family, Cervidae, and one of the largest terrestrial mammals in North America. Elk range in forest and forest-edge habitats, feeding on grasses, plants, leaves, and bark.

  • Emu- The emu is the second-largest living bird by height, after its ratite relative, the ostrich. Emus are soft-feathered, brown, flightless birds with long necks and legs, and can reach up to 6.2 ft in height. Emus can travel great distances, and when necessary can sprint at 31 mph.

  • Fallow Deer- Only bucks have antlers, which are broad and shovel-shaped from three years. In the first two years, the antler is a single spike. They are grazing animals; their preferred habitat is mixed woodland and open grassland.

  • *Giraffe-The giraffe's chief distinguishing characteristics are its extremely long neck and legs, its horn-like ossicones, and its distinctive coat patterns, and can live to be 38 years old. 

  • Green Iguana- Green iguanas are among the largest lizards in the Americas, averaging around 6.5 feet long and weighing about 11 pounds. They are loved by reptile enthusiasts for their colorful bodies, large spines and dinosaur-like appearance.

  • *Grizzly Bear- Also known as the North American brown bear or simply grizzly, is a large population or subspecies of the brown bear inhabiting North America. 

  • Guineafowl- These insect and seed eating, ground nesting birds resemble partridges, but with featherless heads.  They have a distinctive black crest and play a pivotal role in the control of ticks and flies.

  • Hedgehog- The hedgehog is a short and stout little mammal that is sometimes called a pincushion with legs. They have hair on their back that is a thick layer of spikes (or modified hairs) known as quills

  • Horse-Wilstem features a variety of horses and offers horseback trail riding. Iguana- is a genus of herbivorous lizards that are native to tropical areas of Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.

  • Japanese Silkie Chicken- is a breed of chicken named for its atypically fluffy plumage, which is said to feel like silk and satin. The breed has several other unusual qualities, such as black skin and bones, blue earlobes, and five toes on each foot, whereas most chickens only have four.

  • Kangaroo-Wilstem features Red Kangaroo which are the largest species of kangaroo. Kangaroos have large, powerful hind legs, large feet adapted for leaping, a long muscular tail for balance, and a small head. Like most marsupials, female kangaroos have a pouch called a marsupium in which joeys complete postnatal development.

  • Llama- Llamas are very social animals and live with others as a herd. Their wool is very soft and lanolin-free. Llamas can learn simple tasks after a few repetitions. When using a pack, they can carry about 25 to 30% of their body weight.

  • Mini Donkey- Is a domesticated member of the horse family, Equidae Mini Zebu-Is a species or subspecies of domestic cattle originating in South Asia.

  • Nigerian Dwarf Goats- The Nigerian Dwarf goats are small but well-proportioned and resemble that of larger dairy goats.   They may be horned or naturally hornless, and their coat is fine and fairly short, and may be of any color, or multicolored.

  • Nile Monitor- The Nile monitor is Africa's longest lizard. Their teeth are sharp and pointed in juvenile animals and become blunt and peg-like in adults. They also possess sharp claws used for climbing, digging, defense, or tearing at their prey. Like all monitors, they have forked tongues.

  • Nilgai- Also known as blue bull, it is the largest Asian antelope and is ubiquitous across the northern Indian subcontinent. They are mainly active during the day.

  • Nubian Goats- Nubian goats are called Anglo-Nubian in Britain, where the breed originated. One of the most popular goat breeds today, the Nubian goat is a favored dairy goat.

  • Parakeet- A parakeet is any one of many small to medium-sized species of parrot, in multiple genera, that generally have long tail feathers.

  • Ring Tail Lemur-Is a large strepsirrhine primate and the most recognized lemur due to its long, black and white ringed tail.

  • Savannah Monitor- The savannah monitor is a medium-sized species of monitor lizard native to Africa. They are stoutly built, with relatively short limbs and toes, and skulls and dentition adapted to feed on hard-shelled prey. They are robust creatures, with powerful limbs for digging, powerful jaws and blunt, peg like teeth.

  • Scimitar Horned Oryx (Endangered)-a species of Oryx that was once widespread across North Africa. The species went extinct in the wild in 2000, but a group was released into an acclimation enclosure within the Ouadi Rimé-Ouadi Achim Faunal Reserve in 2016, then reintroduced back into the wild. Twenty-one additional animals were placed in the acclimation enclosure in 2017.

  • Scottish Highland Cow- A Scottish breed of cattle, they have long horns and long, wavy, woolly coats.

  • Sloth- Noted for slowness of movement, they spend most of their lives hanging upside down in the trees of the tropical rain forests of South America and Central America.

  • Sulcata Tortoise- They are particularly distinguished from other turtles by being land-dwelling, while many (though not all) other turtle species are at least partly aquatic. Like other turtles, tortoises have a shell to protect from predation and other threats.

  • Texas Longhorn- The Texas Longhorn is a breed of cattle known for its characteristic horns, which can extend to over 70 inches tip to tip for bulls.

  • Viking Pony- The breed is still used for traditional sheepherding work in its native country, as well as for leisure, showing, and racing.

  • *Wallaby- They belong to the same taxonomic family as kangaroos and sometimes the same genus, but kangaroos are specifically categorized into the four largest species of the family. The term "wallaby" is an informal designation generally used for any macropod that is smaller than a kangaroo or a wallaroo that has not been designated otherwise.

  • Water Buffalo- The skin of the river buffalo is black, and their horns grow downward and backward, then curve upward in a spiral.

  • Waterbuck- Waterbuck are antelopes that are large, robust animals. They have large, rounded ears and white patches above the eyes, around the nose and mouth, and on the throat, and only the males have horns.

  • Watusi-Is a modern American breed of domestic cattle.

  • Zebra- Known for their distinctive black-and-white striped coats. Their stripes come in different patterns, unique to each individual. They are generally social animals that live in small to large herds.

  • Zebu- Zebu are sometimes known as indicine cattle or humped cattle and are a species or subspecies of domestic cattle. Zebu are characterized by a fatty hump on their shoulders, a large dewlap, and sometimes drooping ears. They are well adapted to withstanding high temperatures and are farmed throughout tropical countries.

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