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Nature’s Ninjas

On View June 5 – September 6, 2021

Did you know that chameleons do not change color for camouflage? Or, that some octopus can change not only the color, but even the texture of their skin to perfectly camouflage with their environment? Every species has evolved unique strategies to protect themselves from predators. Discover some of the animal kingdom’s surprising and awe-inspiring methods of self-defense in this interactive, family-friendly exhibit featuring dozens of live animals with daily “meet and greet” opportunities.   

Exhibit Highlights

  • See live animals, including iguanas, snakes, dart frogs, an
    armadillo and a porcupine
  • Daily live animal presentations
  • Discover the defenses of claws, teeth venom and poison