The Force will be strong on Sunday, May 10, as signature characters from the Star Wars films roam the zoo! Guests are encouraged to wear their own Star Wars attire and to take photos with the costumed characters. And, in celebration of Mother’s Day, Moms will enjoy free admission!
Learn about how animal adaptations and behaviors in our galaxy relate to the creatures from the films with >>
Hop, Hop, Hop! Have an up-close visit with a Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary rabbit. Why does she have such big feet? Does her nose ever stop wiggling? Have a snack that a rabbit would love to eat, too. Go exploring for favorite rabbit hiding places around the sanctuary, and visit the garden to plant a rabbit treat. Which will eat it from the garden when it grows - the wild rabbits or our >>
An afternoon designed to make every herpetologist happy! We'll start with a hunt for local snake species around the Crane Estate, looking under logs and around the stone walls that lace the property. Capture will be strictly catch and release! We'll then make our way to the Barn where Rick Roth, founder and executive director of the Cape Ann Vernal Pond Team and local snake expert, will present >>
What are those huge nests weighing down tall tree tops? This group of great blue herons nests make up a rookery. Most of the time, these beautiful birds are well camouflaged as they wade through wetlands fishing with their long beaks for frogs, fish and even crayfish. The rookery gives a different view of great blue herons as they perch majestically and take flight with their 6-foot wingspans >>
What are those huge nests weighing down tall tree tops? This group of great blue herons nests make up a rookery. Most of the time, these beautiful birds are well camouflaged as they wade through wetlands fishing with their long beaks for frogs, fish and even crayfish. The rookery gives a different view of great blue herons as they perch majestically and take flight with their 6-foot wingspans returning to the nest to feed their young. Come learn more about these amazing birds! Other species we may see include wood duck, brown creeper, belted kingfisher, and five species of woodpecker.
Pre-registration required. Online registration available.
Instructions and Directions:
Directions to the meeting location and additional information are included in a link in the registration confirmation email. <<
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