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Programs by North Carolina Zoo

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African Safari

Join us on a safari to get SMART about the technology rangers use to protect African animals. Through the discovery of these animals’ adaptations, participants will learn about the different conservation projects the North Carolina Zoo partners ...

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Amazing Adaptations

Can you smell you food from miles away? Is your tongue purple or blue? These are just a couple examples of the many adaptations that animals use for survival. Together we will uncover more unique ways living things can adapt to their habitats and...

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Animal Architects

Discover some of the creative ways animals build their homes, nests, or community housing. Learn how we can help protect habitats so these crafty critters can continue to be amazing architects!

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Backyard Buddies

Whoooo's in our backyard? We'll explore what native species can be found in North Carolina and why they are important to the overall health of the state. 

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Choose Your Own Adventure!

Is there a certain topic or animal at the North Carolina Zoo you wanted to focus on for your group? We hope to make a special program possible for you. 

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Living with Nature - Animal Behavior and Biology

Living with Nature is a FREE program geared for middle and high school students to learn more about  animal care and conservation at the North Carolina Zoo. 

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Magical Metamorphosis

How does an animal go from eggs to legs to wings? We will explore the amazing lifecycles of insects and amphibians, investigate the vast physical changes these animals go through in their journey of life, and how the North Carolina Zoo is saving...

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Magnifi-senses

Some owls love to east skunks! Ok, so maybe their sense of smell is not great, but luckily they have other excellent senses that help them survive. Explore many more sense-sational adaptations and how the North Carolina Zoo uses this information...

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Reptacular Adventures

Slither on in and learn some "cool" facts about these cold-blooded creatures. Let's bust some myths about these misssss-understood animals to better appreciate their important roles in the world. 

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Things with Wings

Did you know the fastest animal in the world is a bird and the most important animals in the world are pollinators like bees? Fly in to discover more about these winged wonders and how to "bee" more pollinator friendly. 

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To Eat or Not to be Eaten?

Food chains link all life together. Discover how diet is connected to the type of teeth an animal has, how some animals avoid being on the menus of others, and why to not break the chain.

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo

Contact

Leslie Wilhoit   leslie.wilhoit@nczoo.org
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro NC 27205
3368797718
United States

www.nczoo.org

Primary Disciplines

The programs of North Carolina Zoo cover:

Sciences