Virtual Animal Encounters Series

Mondays, November 2, 9, and 16
11 a.m.
$30 non-members

$25 members

Take part in a live educational series from the comfort of your home. Join museum biologist Anna Simpson for family-friendly talks showcasing the animals that live in the museum’s Dancing Wings Butterfly Garden. Take part in a live question-and -answer portion after the presentation. Each week, watch as she shares engaging facts and in-depth knowledge in themed presentations:

  • November 2: Animal Defenses. Learn how animals defend themselves using their tough outsides, hiding skills, and more. Featured animals include a snake, stick bugs, a tortoise, roaches, a skink, and a tarantula.
  • November 9: The Rainforest Ecosystem. Discover how animals, plants, and the environment work together in a rainforest ecosystem. Featured animals include a millipede, a tortoise, a gecko, frogs, and a ball python. This session will also feature a pitcher plant.
  • November 16: Animal Babies. Find out how animals use asexual reproduction, how baby animals are born, and how babies survive and grow. Featured animals include stick bugs, millipedes, frogs, beetles, and sand boas.

Tickets include access to all three Animal Encounters in the series. Tickets are not refundable. Featured animals subject to change. Admission to this event is not covered by museum membership and does not include general museum or butterfly garden admission. A link to stream the event will be via email prior to the start of the program.