If you’ve been to the Nature Museum, you’ve probably seen the adorable smiling Blanding’s turtles. Get to know this species, and our special conservation work with them, in today’s episode of Curious By Nature. Click the thumbnail to check it out and then keep exploring with the activities below. You can also click here to download your own Blanding’s turtle coloring sheet!
Make some animal discoveries with our new Wonder Workbook. We’ve compiled some of our favorite Wonder at Home activities and put them into a printable booklet that you can use at home! Click here to check out this week’s installment all about animals in the city.
Lalainya is the manager of living collections. In addition to overseeing the care of all of the animals that live in our Look-In Lab, she also works closely with our Blanding’s turtle hatchlings as part of an ongoing Blanding’s turtle restoration program. This time of year is an impactful and important time for Blanding’s turtles. Click here to find out why in this special Q&A with Lalainya!
What has Dr. Allison been up to? How has she been working with smooth greensnakes? And how does she weigh them? Click here to watch her work in this smooth greensnake hatchling video!
End of Summer Spotlight
What adventures have you gone on this summer? Have you made some cool nature discoveries? Or made some of the cool crafts that we’ve shared in Curious By Nature? Share your summer projects with us! Simply reply to this email or share your discoveries and works of art with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!