Animal Embassy

We recently had Animal Embassy come to visit our class. Some of you were interested in going to the Stamford Nature Center to visit and learn more. Here is the website.

There is a program going on this Friday, February 1, 2013.
6:00 – 6:45 pm: 3-6 years of age
7:00 – 8:00 pm: 6 & older

Join Animal Embassy at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center for this Outdoors Adventure program. All animals have special adaptations that enable them to survive the diversity of challenges they face in their particular habitats. This program will explore the extreme side of some of Animal Embassy’s amazing Animal Ambassadors. Meet non-venomous king snakes capable of eating rattlesnakes, a hedgehog that sees deadly scorpions as a possible snack, a non-toxic poison dart frog, an African bullfrog that can sleep for more than a year and Taiga, the Eurasian Eagle Owl, one of the largest owls in the world, with a potential wingspan of up to six feet. Discover the amazing adaptations that make these some of nature’s and Animal Embassy’s “Most Extreme.”

There is also a program going on during February vacation.
The Budding Zoologist
For children in Grades K-3
February 18-22, 2013
Monday-Friday, 2:00-4:00 pm

Join Animal Embassy for an insider’s view of our public exhibit. With over 76 different species, representing birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, arachnids and insects, participants will have an amazing hands-on experience. Meet Okefenokee the Alligator Snapping turtle, Taiga the Eurasian Eagle owl, Sydney the Eclectus parrot, Knuffle bunny and her babies, Bangalore the Dwarf Reticulated python, and many more! Learn about local and exotic wildlife while feeding and handling animals from around the world. This program will provide your budding zoologist with amazing access to our incredible staff and Animal Ambassadors. Many of our animals are not on exhibit and are seen only through special program offerings.

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