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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Zilla the Snapping Turtle LIVE!

Close up image of Zilla, the Nature Center snapping turtle.

Tune in to our Facebook livestream for a whole hour of Zilla the snapping turtle! Watch as he swims, eats, and then swims some more, all from the comfort of your own home. The Curator of Living Collections will be on hand to answer any questions you may h...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Journey Home: Interactive Trivia Game!

Journey Home game board and cards

You can play "Journey Home" with Education Curator Kayla right from your computer! In this game, created by Indigenous teacher Alisha Merrill, players must overcome trivia challenges about Native American culture to find their way to a certain r...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Animal of the Month: Big Bend Slider

Image of a Bing Bend Slider turtle sitting on a log.

Animal of the Month July 2019: Big Bend Slider (Trachemys gaigeae) 

Also known as the Mexican Plateau Slider, this species of turtle is endemic to the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. This species of turtle is only found in the Rio ...

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