Regenstein African Journey

Regenstein African Journey is an immersive experience that enables guests to discover the plant, animal, and climate diversity of Africa.

Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House

The 32,000-square-foot Regenstein Small Mammal-Reptile House features about 200 small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, and birds all coexisting in naturalistic, mixed-species habitats.

White-blotched River Stingray

White-blotched river stingrays are black with white spots across the top of their body and tail. Their enlarged pectoral fins make them look like floating discs. At maturity, they average about 16 inches across, but individuals can reach up to 30 inches in length. Their mouth and gills are located on their underside, allowing them…

Red Devil Cichlid

Red devil cichlids have bright orange to reddish-orange scales. Males, averaging 23 centimeters long, are larger than females and have longer fins and a distinct hump on their head. These social fish live together in large groups. They are typically active, feeding throughout the day on snails, small fish, insect larvae, worms, and aquatic vegetation.…

Lake Malawi Cichlid

Lake Malawi cichlids are highly diverse in size, coloration, behavior, and ecology. Their shape ranges from tubular to perch-like to disk-like. Cichlids have a single nostril on each side of their head, incomplete scales on their head, a well-developed dorsal fin, and distinctive pelvic fins. Their mating system also varies from monogamous to polygynous to…