Rainforest Pyramid



RAINFOREST PYRAMID AT MOODY GARDENS® TAKES ROOT

When the Moody Gardens Rainforest Pyramid opens May 28, both first-time guests and regular Rainforest Pyramid patrons will marvel at the $25 million in enhancements that have transformed the attraction into a tropical paradise unlike any other in the nation.  The bright green leaves, colossal trunks, multicolored flowers and fresh fruit of more than 1,000 Read the full article…


RAINFOREST PYRAMID® UPDATE: Prehensile Tailed Porcupine

RAINFOREST PYRAMID® UPDATE: Prehensile Tailed Porcupine

On May 28th, come “hang out” with Bobby-Sue and Bono! These two Prehensile Tailed porcupines (Coendou prehensilis) are just a few of the critters you’ll encounter in the nocturnal gallery at the Rainforest Pyramid® at Moody Gardens®. Prehensile Tailed porcupines are found in the wild in Central and South America. These vegetarian, tree-dwelling rodents usually Read the full article…


RAINFOREST PYRAMID® UPDATE: Prevost’s Squirrel

RAINFOREST PYRAMID® UPDATE: Prevost’s Squirrel

On May 28th, Experience Life in a whole new way and meet Peter and Egon, two Prevost’s squirrels (Callosciurus prevostii) who will be free-roaming in the Rainforest Pyramid® at Moody Gardens®. These two brilliantly colored squirrels are actually the offspring of squirrels who were evacuated out of the pyramid due to Hurricane Ike and were Read the full article…




RAINFOREST PYRAMID® UPDATE: White-faced Saki monkeys

RAINFOREST PYRAMID® UPDATE: White-faced Saki monkeys

At Moody Gardens, we don’t monkey around. But, we have some residents of the rainforest who do. White-faced Saki monkeys will be roaming the tree tops of the rainforest along with many other fascinating creatures when the Rainforest Pyramid opens May 28th. White-faced Sakis (Pithecia pithecia) are found in Brazil, French Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela and Read the full article…