Per LA County Department of Public Health, masks must be worn at all times indoors and in our outdoor Butterfly Pavilion. View our COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for more information.

Animal Meet & Greet: Whiskers and Hairs, Pt. 1

Why do invertebrates need hairs? Meet some of our live animals and find out!

tarantula in two hands

Ever seen a tarantula's fuzzy foot? Why do invertebrates need hairs? In this live museum presentation, you'll hear from Forest Urban, Manager of Invertebrate Living Collections, and learn all about some amazing adaptations of invertebrates!

about our animal meet & greets

Did you know that we have a team of live animal keepers on site 365 days a year? In this weekly webinar program, learn more about our Live Animal Program and meet some of our animal ambassadors! Your students will get up close and personal with a live animal during this live, virtual presentation. Recommended for Grades Pre-K - 5. Register your class for future live programs here.