Where’s Your Science Spot?
A science spot is simple. It’s an everyday place where you can observe natural phenomena. Maybe it’s the place where you see birds roosting each day. Or perhaps there’s an interesting window in your house that creates wavy reflections. There are science spots everywhere; you just have to keep your eyes open to spot them.…Read More
Welcome to the final installment of CuriOdyssey’s “A Closer Look at Enrichment” blog series! This last post is about how animal keepers create very smelly enrichment opportunities for our animals to keep them stimulated. How do you feel when you smell your favorite food? Does smelling lavender relax you? Think about how many different smells…Read More
At CuriOdyssey, there’s a photo opportunity around every corner. You can see otters splashing and birds stretching their wings. Other times your photo subject might be your own child, staring in wonder as they catch sun images on their out-stretched hands. We see our visitors snapping shots all of the time, and we have to…Read More
Have you ever been curious to know how our animals arrive at CuriOdyssey? From arrival at the airport to release in our habitats, the process by which animals come to CuriOdyssey might surprise you! As you may already know, the animals that come to live at CuriOdyssey are non-releasable animals. They have either been seriously…Read More
When you think of a roadrunner, what comes to mind? Is it a large purple bird that plays tricks on an unsuspecting coyote? CuriOdyssey is home to two greater roadrunners, Juniper and Sage. The mother/daughter pair came to CuriOdyssey from the Phoenix Zoo, and has been with us since late December 2011. If everything you…Read More