Check out this week’s featured specimen!

(Pictured below, really close up!)


Can you guess what it is?

Here are some hints about this animal:

  • A nocturnal hunter, this animal preys on mice, insects, and small frogs and lizards.
  • It is the most common species used in movies due to its large size and interesting coloration.

Leave us a comment with your answer! Then come see us in the Classroom on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2:30 pm for Science Story Adventures to see if you're right. Science Story Adventures is our program for children ages 4 - 8 and their caregivers. In the program, we explore the natural world through stories, specimens, games and crafts.

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