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Cool Critters Day Planned at Woodlands Nature Station

July 6, 2022 | Press Release from Friends of LBL

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes invites you to join us for Cool Critters Day on Saturday, July 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Woodlands Nature Station.

Discover wild and wacky wildlife on Cool Critters Day. Learn about amazing critters from our special presenters including Animalogy, Incredible Bats, and The Natural Naturalist. Explore the backyard to see cool animals, play games, and create crafts. Step into the Nature Station theatre to cool down in the dark as you learn about bioluminescent creatures of the night. Make a day of your visit and bring a picnic lunch.

Thank you to our sponsors, Tennessee Valley Authority, Murray State University Hancock Biological Station, Murray Animal Hospital, Taylor Family Dental, and the Murray Bank.

The Woodlands Nature Station is located within Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area at 3146 Silver Trail Road, Cadiz, KY 42211. Admission for this special event is $9 for ages 18+, $7 for ages 5-17, and free for ages 4 and under.

Programming includes:

10:30 a.m. - Rare Red - Take a peek at our endangered red wolves as they enjoy a treat.
11:00 a.m. - Cool Critters with Animalogy - Enjoy a live animal program with Animalogy! Check out cool critters from around the world.
12:00 p.m. - Critter Says - Learn about animal adaptations through an interactive game of Simon Says.
1:00 p.m. - Cool Critters with Animalogy - Enjoy a live animal program with Animalogy! Check out cool critters from around the world.
2:00 p.m. - Rare Red - Take a peek at our endangered red wolves as they enjoy a treat.
3:00 p.m. - Cool Critters with Animalogy - Enjoy a live animal program with Animalogy! Check out cool critters from around the world.
4:00 p.m. - Critter Says - Learn about animal adaptations through an interactive game of Simon Says.

Ongoing activities include:

• Insect Road Show- See beautiful bugs with entomologists from the University of Kentucky.
• Incredible Bats- Get an up-close look at nocturnal creatures!
• The Natural Naturalist- Meet animals from around the world!
• The Night Life-Step into our night room and discover the brightest nocturnal animals!
• River Monsters Toss Game- Enjoy a game as you learn about some of the biggest river animals around.
• Dung Beetle Croquet-Learn about the amazing life of one insect through a fun game!
• Marsupial Memories Photo Station-Take silly photos while learning fun facts about marsupials.
• Kid's Crafts
• Hitching Post Treats Available for Purchase-Cold refreshments and ice cream treats available for purchase

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