Friday, September 14, 2012
What owls are found in Virginia? Study the common habitats and food sources for each type. How does the shape of an owl’s face help them to hear? Explore how structural adaptations allow owls to be quick and effective predators. Become a wildlife biologist and find out “hoo” was...
Have an up-close encounter with snakes, cockroaches and rats. Find out how different living things survive and reproduce in different environments. Learn about how changes over time have influenced the way living things look and behave today.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Meet our Rat Basketball team and learn about operant and classical conditioning as you watch two rats play basketball – no, we aren’t kidding.
Let anatomy amaze you. Observe as an educator dissects a cow eye while explaining its different parts and functions. Can cows see color? Do our eyes change over time? Learn about the eye-brain system by comparing the difference between human eyes and cow eyes.
Friday, September 7, 2012
We all know about the story involving the groundhog and its shadow, but there's more to this rodent than that tale. Enjoy some fun groundhog facts to ring in Groundhog Day!
Ssssssssome people are scared of snakes, but why? Here are some cool facts about snakes and your chances of a snakey run in with these reptiles in the state of Virginia
Cool trends come and go – a lot has changed in the last few decades, especially in the Arctic.
On this day we celebrate romance, love, and loyalty. These concepts extend past the human species. Check out a couple of examples of animals that mate for life. We hope you all have a good Valentine's Day!
Crabs can be found almost all over this planet! Here in Virginia one of the most well known crabs is the Blue Crab, but how much do you know about our local crustaceans?
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Come face-to-face with Corn Snakes, Eastern Box Turtles, and other reptiles and amphibians in Virginia ecosystems. Meet scorpions and arthropods like the Madagascar Hissing Cockroach and Rose Hair Tarantula. Live Animal Lab presentation times vary daily. Please check our schedule upon...