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Magnificent Mammals Day

Magnificent Mammals

August 13 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Magnificent Mammals Day
Saturday, August 13 / 10 AM – 5 PM
Included with general admission

Join us for a day exploring the amazing lives of mammals. Discover the specialties of our furred cousins and find out how important they are to our ecosystems. There will be live mammals, pelts and skulls, and hands-on activities and crafts. It’s sure to be a magnificent day!

All Day

  • Southern Vermont Natural History Museum / Neale Pavilion Overhang
    Explore pelts and skulls of mammals across the world and meet a live mammal.
  • Mammals of the Canopy Walk / Forest Canopy Walk
    Discover the mammals of VINS with visuals from our trail cameras.
  • Tracks and Scats / Forest Exhibit Overhang
    How can you know who lives near you? Learn about what mammals leave behind!
  • Crafts / Beside Reptile Room
    Let your creativity free and be inspired by the wonderful world of mammals.

All Presentations at the Hawkfly

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM / Raptor Encounter
Meet one of our avian education ambassadors up close!

11 AM – 12 PM / Mammals Around the World – Wildlife Encounters Presentation
Get to know the exotic adaptations of mammals from other continents.

12:30 PM – 12:45 PM / Raptor Encounter
Meet one of our avian education ambassadors up close!

1 PM – 2 PM / Mammals Around the World – Wildlife Encounters
Get to know the exotic adaptations of mammals from other continents.

2 PM – 2:15PM / Raptor Encounter
Meet one of our avian education ambassadors up close!

3 PM – 4 PM / Mammals of New England – Squam Lakes Natural Science Center
Meet some of the magnificent mammals that live in the forests around us.

4 PM – 4:15 PM / Raptor Encounter
Meet one of our avian education ambassadors up close!