Distribution: Originally found in the Arabian Peninsula, Yemen and Saudi Arabia, the coast and interior where the climate is influenced by the Red Sea. Description: The males of this species are some of the largest chameleons in the chamaeleonidae family, some measuring nearly 60cm long (including their tail). Females are considerably smaller, measuring around 25-35cm. Both male and female are recognized by their “helmet” that gives them the name “calyptratus” coming from “calyptra”, which was a veil that women in […]
We all hear the name and gasp with awe but what do we really know about these giant lizards? As we think they are fascinating we thought we’d tell you a few interesting things about these incredible creatures. The Komodo dragons are the largest living lizards on the planet. They can be found in the wild on only five islands in Indonesia: the Lesser Sunda Islands of Komodo, Rinca, Gili Motang and Gili Dasami — all within Komodo National Park — […]
Komodo Dragons, we all hear the name and gasp with awe but what do we really know about these giant lizards? As we think they are fascinating we thought we’d tell you a few interesting things about these incredible creatures. The Komodo dragons are the largest living lizards on the planet. They can be found in the wild on only five islands in Indonesia: the Lesser Sunda Islands of Komodo, Rinca, Gili Motang and Gili Dasami — all within Komodo National […]
Last week Nemo had some special visitors coming to see him all the way from Finland; a fabulous crew from Fox Tv that have spent the last month and a half traveling around Spain and the Canary Islands for their Travel Program “Maisan ja Nikon Luxsus Matkat” (Celebrity Luxury Vacations). Whilst in Lanzarote they couldn’t resist a visit to us here in Rancho Texas to meet our wonderful sea lions! By the huge smiles on their faces we can tell […]
Guess what day is coming up soon..? The perfect day to spend a great day out with your loved ones here in Rancho Texas! To celebrate, we’ll be giving all those daddies that come with their little ones a free entry ticket, to enjoy a day out in the park, because we love to have you here! Don’t forget your swimsuits and we’ll see you on Saturday the 19th of March!!
Origin: This horse is closely related to the first horses living in this part of America. Andalusian horses were brought to the New World by the Spaniards to take on the huge task of taking over and were chosen for being both resistant and rustic. These horses were later released into the wild when the Spaniards attempts at settlement failed. Trying to uncover its unknown origin, Newtall, an Irish man, lover of horses, realized how amazing these small horses were […]
Watch our beautiful Little Bambi take her first steps and fall in love, just like we did! Life is and incredible thing and here at Rancho Texas Lanzarote Park we feel very lucky to be able to witness moments like these. It´s going to be a wonderful thing to watch her grow beside his doting mother and other furry friends. Come visit us soon and meet the new family member! Or have you already met her and would like to […]
The Armadillos are one of the most interesting animals that we have here in the park, and for that we´ve decided to give their house a face lift and give our fantastic friends a new area to enjoy! They seem to love it and hope you´ll come and visit soon!
HISTORY These miniature donkeys are a breed of donkey originating in the Mediterranean, this breed existed especially in the Mediterranean islands such as Sardinia, Corsica, Sicily, Malta, Menorca, and it is not known exactly how far and to what parts this race extend to, today it is almost impossible to find them in their place of origin, except in some reserves that exist for this purpose. They were formerly used to transport the water from the wells and to […]