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CTC Animal Rides Talks Bobcat

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. This week we’re talking about the bobcat. Now bobcats look like little cuddle felines just itching for you to come and pet them like Elmyra on Tiny Toons (if you happen to remember such references) I would...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Kookaburra

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. This week we are talking about the kookaburra. This Australian native from the eucalyptus forests is a well known symbol of the continent's bird life. It has also been seen in Tasmania and New Guinea. ...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Coatimundi

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. This week we are talking about the coatimundi. The coatimundi considered to be in the raccoon family. They are also called by the names: Hog-nosed Coon, Snookum Bear, and Brazilian Aardvark.  This native of...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Emu

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Continuing with our theme of sharing the animal information that we have amassed in our many years of professional animal handling experience, this week we’re talking about the emu. This resident of Australia is...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Sable Antelope

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. Today at CTC Animal Rides we are talking about the majestic sable antelope. Sable Antelope are from the southern savannas of Africa. They live in  a combination of grasslands and woodlands. They avoid...

Respect For The Animals

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s post blog post. If a picture is worth a thousand words then this one should be worth at least two-thousand. What you see in this picture here is our very own Matt Schoebel tending to one of our Kudu. A Kudu is one of the larger African antelopes.

CTC Animal Rides Talks Arctic Fox

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s post blog post. July is heating up and so are our attractions. From sea to shining sea, CTC Animal Rides provides an adventure for people of all ages. When we’re at your event we don’t just bring an animal ride or a petting...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Addax

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. CTC Animal Rides is excited to come to you this week and speak to you about more really cool animals. Today we’re talking about the Addax.  This native of the Sahara Desert has adapted to a climate that...

CTC Animal Rides Talks Masked Lapwing

Greetings friends and welcome to this week’s blog post. CTC Animal Rides has generations worth of professional animal handling experience. We bring that experience to every event we attend. We love talking animals, in person and online. Today we are talking about the...

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...