Celebrate International Museum Day with our newest exhibit–CROCS: Ancient Predators in a Modern World. Learn more about the wildest members of the Gator Nation from scientists and hands-on activities.
While the opening activities are free, there is an admission charge for the CROCS and Butterfly Rainforest exhibits. The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., but the exhibit will be open until 4:30 p.m.Save the date on Facebook
Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World
May 18, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020
See the result of 200 million years of predatory evolution and learn about one of nature’s oldest and stealthiest hunters: crocodilians.This unique experience educates guests on the history and significance of these creatures using live reptiles and realistic models. Interactive elements allow visitors to test their strength against a crocodile’s bite and see how they use sound waves to make water dance. A life-size model tells the story of Gomek, the largest crocodile to be exhibited in North America, and how he became a symbol of crocodile conservation. A “digital curator” reveals the behavior and intricate social lives of these animals.
*Fan Video: A preview of the CROCS exhibit while on display at The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. ©Mommy University NJ
CROCS: Ancient Predators in a Modern World was created by Peeling Productions at Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland.
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