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Crocs Closing Weekend
Start Date: 5/5/2018Start Time: 10:00 AM
End Date: 5/5/2018End Time: 5:00 PM
Event Description

Come join us this weekend to celebrate the terrifying, scaly, and toothy live crocodilians in Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World one last time. Revel in their remarkable and ferocious adaptations, build your own crocodile, and see how you measure up against these brutal beasts. Check out our live animal shows featuring some of the closest relatives of crocodilians, and find out what you can do to help preserve their natural habitat. Sink your teeth in before they are gone!

Auditorium Show: Crocodile Kin
11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Meet some of our scaly and feathery animal ambassadors that call the Academy home to learn more about the kooky connections between birds and crocs.

Archosaur Arena

Design your very own crocodilian with bricks, enjoy a fierce game of “Feed the Croc,” and learn how to move and groove like a crocodile at our gaming station. Find out what an archosaur is and how birds and crocs are related!

Crocodilian Conservation Station

What are the looming dangers threatening crocs around the world? What can you do to help protect them? Find out!

Crocodiles Rock!

Check out real Academy specimens, talk to reptile experts, and see how you measure up to some of the biggest crocodiles that ever sprawled on four legs. Discover the difference between an alligator, a crocodile, and a caiman, and find out how they navigate the world through their acute senses.

CROC Talk
11:45 a.m.

Enjoy a special keeper talk by Katie Baum, Reptiland zookeeper and reptile expert, included with admission to Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World.

Crocodile Crafts

Make and take a craft featuring everyone’s favorite carnivores: crocs!

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Location:
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Audience:
  • Everyone

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