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Get Close to Cool Critters

Focusing on live animals native to the Carolinas, little ones can go nose to nose with opossums, owls, snakes, skinks, skunks and more.

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Turtle Defense July 5, 2015

July 4 & 5

Learn how different species of native turtles defend themselves, and see why the Box Turtle beats the rest!

The fun starts at 12:30

Wild Wednesday: Story Time July 15, 2015

Join us at 12:30 p.m. in the Naturalist Lab for a reading of Animal Defenses: How Animals Defend Themselves by Etta Kanerand as we learn that there ar