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CTC Animal Rides Talks Kinkajou

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. This week we are talking about the Kinkajou. These small mammals may resemble a small primate but they are actually related to the raccoon family. They can be found living in the tropical forests of Central and...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Flamingo

The name Flamingo has its origins from the word flame which was used to describe the plumage of the bird. The Lesser Flamingo

CTC Animal Rides Talks South African Penguin

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Welcome to the week of the South African penguin. Most people typically associate penguins with frigid temperatures. There are actually more warm weather penguins than there are cold weather penguins. We love all...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Capybara

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Summer is upon us and the camels are ready to ride. We got the pigs tuned up and ready to run. The pygmy goats are happy and hungry. That brings us to our animal discussion for the week. Today we talk about the...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Zebras

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog. For those of you who are new readers, we put a weekly blog that teaches really cool animal facts about some of the critters we work with day to day and week to week. This week we will talk a little bit about zebras....

CTC Animal Rides Talked Kudu

Greetings Friends, and welcome to this week’s blog post. Keeping in the tradition of sharing the loads of animal knowledge that we’ve learned over the years, here are more great animal tidbits. This week we’re talking about the Kudu! The Kudu is a type of antelope...

A Turtle or a Tortoise

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog. I was sitting around and thinking to myself, “Self, When is a turtle not a tortoise or vice versa? Then self said to me “well you do have the internet, why don’t you look it up and then write a blog about it?” That...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Cotton Top Tamarins

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog. Keeping with our theme of animal facts and education this week we turn our attention to South America and the cotton top tamarin. Our little friend hails from the forests of South America. Their most recognizable...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Crowned Crane

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog. We love sharing the knowledge that we have gained in all of our years of working professionally with animals. One such animal that we have a lot of experience with is the crowned crane. The crowned crane is the...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Wildebeests

Greetings friends and welcome to the world of the wildebeest. This native of Africa can be found in the southern half of Africa and is also referred to as a gnu. The wildebeest is one of the largest antelopes, from head to tail it can be 8 feet and weigh up to 600...

Porcupine Facts With CTC Animal Rides

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. CTC Animal Rides has an extensive amount of experience with multiple species of animals. One such animal is the porcupine. So in the spirit of us discussing all manners of critters, today I figured we could kick...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Red Breasted Goose

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. CTC Animal Rides has a plethora of experience with multiple species of animals. On such animal is the Red Breasted Goose. The red breasted goose is a native of North Eastern Europe. Siberian is literally its...

The Path We Walk

Greetings dear friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Seeing all of the great pictures come in from Houston just reminds me that we walk many different paths in life. Sometimes our paths cross but once. Other times we have a destiny to continue to see each...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Eurasian Owl

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. We’re still rocking strong at the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Expo in the Lone Star State. In addition to our petting zoos and camel rides we also bring out an entire host of animals and give talks on them. One...

CTC Animal Rides Footprint

Abracadabra, open sesame, Hassan chop and all of that! This reminds me of the scene in the Bugs Bunny Cartoon when he and Daffy find the genie in the lamp. No ladies and gentlemen this is not a mirage. This is CTC Animal Rides down at the Houston Livestock and Rodeo...

CTC Animal Rides Knows Animals

So an anteater a sloth and a tortoise walk into a bar together…. Where is this bar you might ask? Why it’s at the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Expo in the great state of Texas. Now what you can’t see in said animal filled photo is the person who brought these critters...

Red Footed Tortoises With CTC Animal Rides

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. We are locked and loaded ready to begin the Houston Livestock and Rodeo Expo. In the coming weeks we will be showing you images and videos from that. It truly is a site to see. In the meantime let’s talk about...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Opossum

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. CTC Animal Rides has a wide breadth of animals that we have worked with. This leads us to have a bit of information on just about any critter we encounter. This week we will point a little bit of that attention...