by Huiying Xiao
Have you ever seen crocodiles in the city? From February 3 – May 6 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, you can do just that! Come face-to-snout with live crocodilians, a group of reptiles that have evolved and thrived for 200 million years, thanks to their brute strength, keen senses, and murderous instincts.
With FREE admission using your STAMP Pass and a small fee of $5, you can:
- Check out live species, including the Siamese crocodile, the broad-snouted caiman, the American alligator, and the West African dwarf crocodile
- Peek into a real living alligator nest
- Learn to speak croc in under five minutes
- Test your strength against a croc’s bite
- Check out awesome skulls
- Make water dance
- Create a 3-D animation of a long-extinct croc
- Learn all about croc attacks!
Take advantage of this great opportunity during spring break, weekends, and half-days for public schools!
The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University is located at 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19103. The Academy is open Monday–Friday from 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and 10 a.m.–5:00 p.m., on weekends and holidays.