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Reptiles & Amphibians

Did you know that amphibians evolved from fish and dinosaurs are a type of extinct reptile? Learn about these two very unique groups of animals, reptiles and amphibians, with these exciting educational games, videos, and more!

VIDEO: TURTLES OF NEW YORK

Learn about a few of our local turtle species from our partners at the Department of Environmental Conservation.

ARTS & CRAFTS

Get creative with these animal inspired crafts!

GAME: REPTILES VS AMPHIBIANS

Reptiles and amphibians often get grouped together, learn the ways they are similar and different with this sorting game! Click the image below to play the game!

Click here for an answer key.

GAME: BATSEAN MIMICRY

A lot of reptiles and amphibians act as mimics! Batesian mimicry is a form of mimicry where a harmless species has evolved to look like a posisonous species to help protect itself from predators. Can you spot the difference between the tasty mimics and the toxic unedibles. Click the image below to begin playing!

VIRTUAL OPEN HOURS

Watch our video in honor of this year’s National Reptile Awareness Day below. To celebrate, we brought animals directly to your screen!

REPTILES & AMPHIBIANS STORYTIME

Check out the recommended reading list for reptile and amphibian-themed stories you can enjoy!

FALL FOLIAGE SCAVENGER HUNT

This self-guided and family-friendly challenge will have you exploring the park’s woodland areas at Pier 1. 

Click here to download and print the scavenger hunt.

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