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Virtual Wildlife Education Series: World Turtle Day®! May 23, 2020

May 23rd @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

We are hosting World Turtle Day® virtually online on our Facebook page and YouTube channel! It will be available to watch on May 23, 2020 at 10 a.m.

What better way to “shellebrate” World Turtle Day® than by discovering how these animals survive in their natural habitats! Make your way through the different stations set-up throughout the park and discover everything from Native American myths and legends to special shell adaptations.

Wildlife Education Series – “Virtual World Turtle Day®” presented by Discovery Park’s Wildlife Education Department

Here are some topics that will be discussed in the video that will be posted on May 23, 2020 at 10 a.m.

  • Turtle Takeout: Lindsey will share with you what kind of food turtles like to eat. You may find some things tasty!
  • Kid’s Create: Andrew will teach you how to make your own turtle-shaped piggy bank. You can use this craft to save money to help wild turtles.
  • Turtle Anatomy: Lindsey closes out the video by teaching you about the anatomy of a turtle. Download a turtle anatomy activity sheet and fill it out while you watch!

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The mission of Discovery Park of America is to inspire children and adults to see beyond. Discovery Park of America is a 501(c)(3) public charity funded by generous individuals, corporations and foundations including its founder, the Robert E. and Jenny D. Kirkland Foundation.