Meet fascinating creatures that use their natural adaptations to survive in the wild

Cotton-top tamarin monkeys. Naked mole rats. Red-footed tortoises. A rose hair tarantula! Liberty Science Center is home to 100+ fascinating animal species. Come meet many of them in our NEW Wild About Animals exhibition.

To celebrate the launch of Wild About Animals, we've created some amazing new experiences. During your visit, be sure to see a snake slither through narrow spaces in the Snake Maze, watch a hermit crab climb ladders in the Hermit Crab Playground, check out our chinchilla enjoying a dust bath in the Chinchilla Castle, and more.

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Location: 3rd Floor

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Highlights

  • Meet our family of critically endangered cotton-top tamarin monkeys, and learn ways you can use less energy and resources to save wildlife habitat around the world. You can even join us for daily tamarin feedings!
  • Learn how scientists are studying naked mole rats to someday cure cancer, unlock the secrets of aging, and more
  • See a colony of leaf-cutter ants – nature’s first farmers! – collecting and transporting leaves
  • Stop by the black spot piranha tank, and learn how these fish got an unfairly bad reputation throughout history

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