Filou Opossum predicts the winner of Super Bowl XLIX

In past years we have had Henry the Woodchuck and Galileo Opossum pick some winners of the Super Bowl. Sometimes they get them right and of course some of the time they get them wrong. This year, we have Filou Opossum.This year its the New England Patriots against the Seattle Seahawks. I am positive there […]



  I’d say that our red wolves have adjusted well to their surroundings.     Rest while you can, the mating season begins very soon. If all goes as we humans hope, the coming spring and summer should have you quite busy.

female wolf

Quick Pic…Red Wolf

I took this picture of our female red wolf one afternoon.  This is new behavior our female is displaying.  When we first introduced her to the exhibit, she sat or laid behind the den.  Now, she is laying on top of the den for all to see.  

Note the polling on the bee's legs.

The bees are buzzing

Starting in early November the Mahonia on our Dino Trail begins to bloom. Its tiny yellow flowers work their way up the plant’s long racemes. If there are any active insects about, here’s where you’ll find them, extracting nectar and, in the process, pollinating the plants. There’s no real way of knowing (without marking them) […]

Maker Dad

Maker Dad

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 […]


Cangles: Turning Trash Into Treasure

If you’re looking for an affordable fashion statement that is also eco-friendly and made in the USA, we have just the thing for you.  Cangles are beautiful bracelets, necklaces and earrings made from recycled beverage cans.  Each piece is artfully constructed by hand and beautifully finished to last for years to come.  In addition, a […]

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