With August done and gone so are the close to 50 programs the Keepers did for Museum summer campers. I know, a really crappy picture I took of her, like other crappy pictures I take. HOWEVER… Katy is smiling in this photo:
Our resident green heron posed for pictures this past weekend. Local photogs enjoyed and appreciated the bird’s cooperation. Come on out and get a few pictures for yourself!
The large green object that the smaller white objects are attached to in the above photo is a caterpillar, a hornworm, a rustic sphinx moth larva. The white objects are the pupae of a tiny parasitic wasp, a brachonid wasp, which lays its eggs under the skin of its host (like the unfortunate caterpillar above). […]
Often times I ask the Keepers if they can retrieve fecal (poop!) samples for me to test. Usually I send them off with a small dixie cup for collection but on one particular day I hadn’t given Keeper Autumn a cup for collection so when I radioed that I needed some feces from the Ring-tailed […]
Show your Museum of Life and Science pride with this eye catching matte finish BPA-free logo water bottle. The wide mouth lid allows easy access for ice cubes and up to 28 ounces of your favorite cold beverage. A removable, flexible straw is connected to the clear flip-up drinking spout for ease of use and […]
Written by the editor of Make Magazine, this book gives step by step instructions to make a variety of engaging DIY crafts and gadgets designed to provide quality time between parents and kids. Maker Dad’s twenty-four projects teach children lifelong skills like computer programming, musicality and how to use basic hand tools in addition to […]