Check out this week’s featured specimen!

(Pictured below, really close up!)

Photo: Nan Sincero © California Academy of Sciences

Can you guess what it is?

Here are some hints about the animal that this specimen comes from:

  • This animal has a very small range. The furthest it has been known to travel is 10 miles (16.3 km).
  • It is nocturnal.

Leave us a comment with your answer! Then come see us in the Classroom on Sunday, Oct. 23 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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