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Today is the last day for our Survival of the Slowest exhibit! Come meet Flash, the sloth, and more live animals before they slo-o-o-wly leave town. Mark your calendar for the opening of Tiny Titans: Dinosaur Eggs and Babies on Sept. 25, 2021.

How can slow and steady win the race? Does bigger always mean better? Survival of the Slowest takes a look at animals that are slow, small or weak and how they use these traits to survive and thrive!

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Visitors get an up-close look at wildlife and daily presentations featuring a live sloth, hedgehog, iguana and more. Meet animals that have survived for millions of years despite being very slow, and learn about the puzzling sides of evolution and adaptation. Discover the difference between warm- and cold-blooded, discover why some animals need less food and see the unique ways they hide from predators.

This is a bilingual exhibit available in English and Spanish. Esta es una exhibición bilingüe disponible en inglés y español.

Exhibit On Display: Jan. 23-Sept. 12, 2021

$10 adults | $9 Fla. Residents, seniors & non-UF college students | $7 ages 3-17 | FREE for UF students & Museum members

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Survival of the Slowest was produced by Little Ray’s Nature Centres in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Nature and sponsored in part by Visit Gainesville/Alachua County, University of Florida Student Government and the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs.


Florida Museum of Natural History

3215 Hull Road
Gainesville, FL 32611

Phone: 352-846-2000

Website: View Venue Website

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