Tropical Biodiversity

Discover live animals and plants from a variety of tropical habitats during this program highlighting biodiversity within tropical ecosystems, North Carolina’s connections with the New World tropics, and plant and animal strategies for survival. The program is followed by a tour of the Living Conservatory, our Central American tropical dry forest exhibit, where students can find live butterflies, turtles, a tarantula, snake, and even a two-toed sloth Science Curriculum Correlation(s): 8.L.3, Bio.2.1, Bio.2.2 Scheduling information: Scheduling for the 2017–2018 school year begins Tuesday, August 15, 2017. You must register for programs at least six weeks in advance of your group’s visit. To schedule this program, contact Missy Chernick, Head of Scheduling, at 919.707.8860 or submit an online Scheduling Request Form.