White-cheeked gibbons Kien and Paddy are both celebrating birthdays in September! In honor of Kien’s 14th birthday and his son Paddy’s 4th birthday, guests are invited to celebrate at a party for them on September 5. The white-cheeked gibbon exhibit will be festively decorated and the gibbons will enjoy treats just for them. Guests are invited to celebrate with cake that will be generously >>
It is almost Halloween! How do you hiss without using your mouth? Breathe without lungs or gills? Move if you don't have legs? This program features some of the strange and creepy critters from our wild and wacky world of animals. You'll meet tarantulas, amphibians, snakes and even some cool cockroaches!
Pre-registration recommended. More information and online registration available on our website. <<
Families are invited to drop in for a half hour visit with the naturalist and one of the nature center's resident animals. Learn all about life cycles, habits and habitats. Critter Capers is suitable for families with children ages 3 and up. The fee is $2 per person. Advance registration is not necessary for this weekly Friday morning drop-in program. For further information, call 508-888-6870. <<
Lizards and snakes and frogs, oh my! Kids come in costume and meet some captivating critters – prickly, hairy but not too scary! Have close encounters with furry friends, slithering snakes and other incredible creatures and learn fascinating facts about them from animal expert Dave Marchetti of Animal Experiences.
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Thank you for raising awareness about the need for foster parents in Massachusetts. As an organization that also provides Intensive Foster Care, The Home for Little Wanderers has found that many people are unaware of the different types of foster care. We encourage anyone who is interested to learn more. Every child deserves a safe and loving home.