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#IAMTHEZOOTODAY Social Campaign

Bring the zoo to you, and share your zoo too! Join our community connection campaign using ‘#IAMTHEZOOTODAY’! (‘#iamthezootoday’ works too!) The idea is to go on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or your social media platform of choice and post pictures of your animals at home and animals you safely encounter in the wild from your yard,…

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All about our Día de los Muertos event at CuriOdyssey in San Mateo, California! Featuring guests from The Mexican Museum, local artisan David Manzanares Tafolla and Madd Mex Food Truck throughout the night. Bonus guest appearance from Congresswoman Jackie Speier. More memories about the animals will be released in a blog which will be linked here.…

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Mad scientists everywhere enjoy these four tried-and-true, creepy-cool Halloween kids science experiments: #1 Bubble Trouble, Oil & Water “Lava Lamp” (Chi Epsilon Mu (XEM) Chemistry Club at Austin Peay State University) Gather This: Alka-Seltzer®, Vegetable Oil, Water, Tall Clear Container (1 or 2 liter), Food Coloring (Neon Color) Steps: “Fill the bottle about 2/3 full…

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Happy National Zoo Keeper Week 2019! Presented by the AAZK, and celebrated by animal care and zoo facilities everywhere, we bring you the 2019 Keeper appreciation blog of CuriOdyssey’s Keepers! #NationalZooKeeperWeek2019 Please join us in acknowledging the wonderful, hard-working, caring individuals that make up the Wildlife Department at CuriOdyssey. Below are some of their stories:…

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7 colorful science experiments you can do at-home

7 colorful science experiments for kids that you can do at-home, with items you may already own! (Note: For CuriOdyssey’s complete resource center for At-Home Science online science resources with online classes, experiment videos, wildlife videos, live events, science kits and more, visit CuriOdyssey At-Home Science HERE.) Click through these experiments for detailed instructions, facilitation…

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Thank you to all of our 2019 sponsors and volunteers! Your commitment to a cleaner world helped remove 3 cubic yards of trash and almost 100 gallons of recyclables during our annual beach cleanup as part of our Party for the Planet Earth Day celebration on April 20, 2019. The 2019 Earth Day beach cleanup…

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Three local students from Design Tech High School participated in a two-week internship crafting educational solutions regarding trash, recycling and compost at newly green certified CuriOdyssey Science Playground & Zoo in San Mateo, CA. The 2019 Conservation Internship Project: CuriOdyssey seeks to be a leader in conservation and environmental efforts. We want to further educate…

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San Mateo, CA–April 2019–CuriOdyssey, a science playground and zoo, received a grant from the Gilead Foundation of Foster City, CA in support of the school science program, including a low-income component to serve underprivileged children. The program will offer STEM curricula and field trips for schools and groups as well as hands-on workshops, both on-site…

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We are excited to highlight our guest article contributed to CLSI, which was released on March 12th, 2019. This past year in August the California Life Sciences Association “Bio by the Bay” reception took place at CuriOdyssey. Over 150 CLSA members had the opportunity to experience CuriOdyssey’s exhibits, visit with our animals, and learn more about…

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Burrowing Owl

Based in San Mateo, visit us and get up close to four different kinds of owls at CuriOdyssey! These owls are on exhibit daily (unless feeling under the weather). Who might you see? The Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus | This owl will inhabit almost any type of environment from dense forests, plains, and deserts to city…

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