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

Eat and Be Eaten is filled with real animals that have adapted in amazing ways to survive in the wild. Some hide in plain sight while others turn themselves into toxic treats. Many of these creatures have unique behaviors that keep them from being captured or help them to escape.

You can even check in on some of your favorite animals from home via our live streams.

Visitor info

Location: 3rd Floor

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Highlights

  • Watch a colony of naked mole rats dig, scramble, and work together.
  • Meet our family of endangered cotton-top tamarins.
  • See a colony of leaf-cutter ants, nature's first farmers, collecting and transporting leaves.
  • Check out the brilliantly colored poison dart frog.

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