Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Bats and Other Creatures of the Night at the Delaware Museum of Natural History

Go batty over nocturnal animals!
Live bats, owls, and other nocturnal animals!

Saturday, October 25
9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The Delaware Museum of Natural History gets ready for Halloween with nocturnal animals and special activities that will shed light on the mysteries and misconceptions about bats and other creatures that work nature's night shift.

* Bat expert Tonyea Mead with live bats!
* Owls from the Philadelphia Zoo!
* More nocturnal animals like toads, lizards, snakes, and tarantulas!

* Nocturnal Animal Sound Game ~ listen to recorded animal noises
* Scavenger Hunt
* Animal crafts

$6 for adults
$5 for children (3-17)
$4 for seniors
FREE for children 2 and younger and museum members

Visitors dressed in Halloween costumes will receive $1 off admission
For more information:

Delaware Museum of Natural History
4840 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, DE 19807

About the Delaware Museum of Natural History
As the only natural history museum in Delaware, DMNH opened its doors in 1972 to excite and inform people about the natural world through exploration and discovery. The museum is located five miles north of Wilmington, and three miles from the Pennsylvania state line, at 4840 Kennett Pike (Route 52).