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Hours

  • The Continental Shelf exhibit is closed for refurbishing, opening in late September. Exact date to be announced as installation progresses.
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
  • Admission

    • Adult - $20.95 + tax
    • Child - $14.95 + tax (2 thru 12)
    • Child - free (under 2)
    • Senior - $16.95 + tax (65+)
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    Featured Animals

    Purple-throated fruitcrow

    Despite their name, the several species of fruitcrows are not related to crows at all, though they do eat many kinds of fruit, which they gather both

    Desert cottontail

    The 17 species of cottontails are entirely New World rabbits, in a different genus from domestic ones. They are distributed from Southern Canada to N

    Victoria crowned pigeon

    The largest members of the pigeon and dove family, the three species of crowned pigeons are found only in New Guinea and small nearby islands. All ha

    Curl-crested aracari

    This elegant bird is unique among toucans for having a cap of tightly curled feathers that appear "permed". While not a rare bird in its range (south

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