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Animal X-Rays

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Animal X-Rays

Animal x-rays

In the spirit of Halloween, our animal keepers are sharing some interesting, eerie x-rays of animals they have cared for over the years. By observing bone structure and the shape of their teeth, see if you can guess what animal each x-ray is from! Here are some tips to guide you: 1. Animals with sharp…

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Animal Stories: Our Coyote, River Otter and Raven

Raven

All of CuriOdyssey’s animals have a unique story.  What they have in common is due to their circumstances; our animals have been deemed non-releasable because they would not likely survive in the wild. A number of CuriOdyssey’s animal residents were former pets, which include Sierra the coyote (Canis latrans), Gunner the North American river otter…

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Summer of Science Activity Series: Leaf Skeleton

Leaves

Welcome to our last project in the Summer of Science activity series! This project will teach you how to remove leaf tissue to see a beautiful “skeleton” of veins. This project can be done with a variety of fresh leaves in any season. Grade level: all grades. However, parental supervision is required due to the…

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Summer of Science Activity Series: Thaumatropes!

Thumatropes

Welcome to the second installment of our Summer of Science activity series! We’re issuing a challenge to make your family’s summer the best one yet – by making it a Summer of Science. To help make it a science-filled summer, we’ll post a new science activity on our blog weekly, from now until August 6.…

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Summer of Science Activity Series: Sound on a String

Sound string experiment

Welcome to the first installment of our Summer of Science activity series! We’re issuing a challenge to make your family’s summer the best one yet – by making it a Summer of Science. To help make it a science-filled summer, we’ll post a new science activity on our blog weekly, from June 11 to August…

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A Closer Look at Enrichment: Sight

Bobcat

An animal’s sense of sight can be very important when it comes to survival, but it can also play an important role when it comes to the quality of its life. For most animals, sight is a valuable tool to help them to find food, locate shelter and communicate with other animals. Sight also allows…

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Make it a Summer of Science!

Kids playing with bubbles

Photo: Graham Paterson Summer is a time for playing in the park, exploring the outdoors, learning new things at camp, and spending time with friends. It’s one of our favorite times of year, of course! This summer, we’re challenging you to make your family’s summer the best one yet – by making it a Summer…

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A Closer Look at Enrichment: Touch

Bobcat

Welcome to the third installment of CuriOdyssey’s “A Closer Look at Enrichment” series, that describes how our keepers think about an animal’s sense of “touch” when making enrichment. Animals use their sense of touch everyday as they explore their environment, search for food, and find shelter. Different textures also appeal to different animals. Snakes that…

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Celebrate! It's Volunteer Week

Volunteers

We’re so lucky to have a fantastic group of volunteers at CuriOdyssey. From the Keepers in Training who care for the animals, to the Docents, Aviary Aides, and Interpretive Guides who share their knowledge and connect children with animals up close, we’re so appreciative of all they do. In honor of National Volunteer Week (April…

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Art with an Eco-purpose

Science exhibit

What do you get when you take lush plants, dirt, water, discarded water bottles, and put them all together? A beautiful, but purpose-driven, eco-art sculpture. CuriOdyssey’s Artist-in-Residence, Mark Brest van Kempen, recently installed an environmentally-minded, filtration sculpture in our outdoor pavilion. The piece is very visually interesting and, because it’s so striking, some may see…

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