$9.50 - Children (under 2 years old FREE)
$12.50 - Adults
$8.50 - Students (13-17) & Seniors (62+)
Park entrance fee - $6/car

Hours:
Tues – Sun, 10am – 5pm
Closed Mondays
Closed August 25

What is Falconry?

Animals

What is Falconry?

Falconry: The Ancient Technique of Hunting Wild Animals by using Trained Birds of Prey. How old is Falconry? What are some modern examples? Visual tool: check out this timeline from PBS! The earliest evidence of falconry in recorded history is 2205 BC China. Records refer to falcons as royal gifts in the Heian dynasty in…

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2017 Conservation and Research Report

In honor of California Wildlife Day 2018 on March 20th, we celebrate this important occasion with a report on CuriOdyssey’s conservation program’s success. You can view the entire 2017 report here. Our program focuses on conservation issues that impact San Mateo County and the native California animals that reside at CuriOdyssey. We accomplish this through participating…

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Domestic Ferrets

Ferrets aren’t allowed in California as pets. Read on to learn why, and how to increase your chances of meeting one in person! What is a ferret, and why can’t I own one in California? Ferrets are a type of mustelid, a carnivorous mammal with an elongated body, short limbs, and small snout! The California…

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Guinea Pigs

Their teeth are always growing, and they’re a relative of the capybara…. this blog is all about Guinea pigs, and why they make great Animal Ambassadors! Highlight: meet a Guinea pig at our March 2, 2018 First Friday Family Night from 5-8pm. What is a Guinea pig? The Guinea pig, Cavia porcellus (a.k.a. ‘cavies’), is actually a small rodent…

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Raptor Science Resources

We’re welcoming our Spring 2018 event SWOOP – Drones & Raptors (2/9, 2/10-11 & 2/17-19) with this blog about all things raptor.  View our sibling blog post about all things drones here. What makes a bird a raptor (also known as a bird of prey)? This guide from the Bureau of Land Management is a great reference. In…

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Meet Gunner

river otter Gunner at CuriOdyssey

Gunner was discovered swimming alone in a backyard pond and spent his life in a family home and playing with dogs. After the family discovered how much care (and fish!) he required, Gunner came to CuriOdyssey where he now lives with his female otter friend, Belle. Find out how you can help Gunner: www.curiodyssey.org/be-a-hero #CuriOdyssey…

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Meet Caro

  At five weeks old, Caro was found warming himself in order to stay alive on the side of a road in Texas. After recovering from stage four pneumonia, Caro found a new home at CuriOdyssey. Now eight years old, Caro is easy-going, gentle, and loved to chase and pounce on toys! Find out how…

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Meet Dylan

gray fox

After recovering from a coma and a broken leg, Dylan traveled from Southern California to make his new home at CuriOdyssey. He is shy, cautious, and enjoys receiving the occasional scratch under the chin from his favorite keeper. He also loves fresh berries and fruit! Find out how you can help Dylan: www.curiodyssey.org/be-a-hero #CuriOdyssey #SciencePwr

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Meet Solo

Head of great horned owl

  Solo was found starving in a field in the East Bay and missing half of her wing. After being rescued, she was trained by a volunteer at a local rehab center. Solo came to CuriOdyssey in 1995 and has been the resident education bird for the last 22 years. Beloved by thousands of children…

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Citizen Science: Monarch Migration

Monarchs have been spotted at CuriOdyssey! Monarchs are known visually for their brilliant orange hue and large size, but did you know those in North America migrate considerably far each year? Approximately 2,000 miles far, how about that! National Geographic Kids has a page dedicated to monarchs, you can view it here. People have long been…

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