June 30 – July 4th

NOTE:  Times and/or titles are subject to change without notice. Monday 12:00  Planet Patrol 2:00 WSKY 3:00 Secret of the Cardboard Rocket 4:00 – Stars and Stripes (15 minute musical laser show) Tuesday 11:00  Rusty Rocket’s last blast 12:00 The Explorers...

SciWorks ‘Ocean Commotion’ Day Is June 28

SciWorks visitors are invited to “dive into the wonders and mysteries of the sea” at “Ocean Commotion” Day on Saturday, June 28, from 1 to 5 pm. Visitors to SciWorks will learn about the diversity of ocean life and marine mammals. During “Ocean...

Mexican Free-Tailed Bat

  Scientific Name: Tadaridabrasiliensis Aka Brazilian Free-Tailed Bat Habitat:Americas: regarded as one of the most abundant mammals in North America. Range in elevation from sea level to 2690m. Roosts in caves, buildings, mine tunnels, under bridges (Gardner, 439)....

Common Vampire Bat

  Scientific Name: Desmodusrotundus Habitat: Lowland and mid-elevation habitats. Roosts in caves, wells, mine shafts, hollow trees, and abandoned buildings (Gardner, 221). Diet: Sanguinivorous/Hematophagous Call Type: Passive echolocation Interesting Facts: Vampire...

Hoary Bat

Scientific Name: Lasiuruscinereus Habitat: Woodland, coniferous forests. Roosts in foliage of trees and bushes, occasionally on bark of trees. (Gardner, 463) Diet: Insectivorous   [youtube id=”GogsxIUTCC0″ ]...