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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.

Crocs: Ancient Predators in a Modern World
May 18, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020

*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

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Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/visit

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