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Goats, tigers, pangolins and more at Burke Museum's Meet the Mammals

October 7th, 2016 · No Comments

From tigers to bats, pangolins to wolverines, discover the remarkable diversity of mammals at Meet the Mammals!

Meet the Mammals is the only day of the year to see hundreds of specimens from the Burke’s mammal collection on display.

Visitors can see hundreds of mammals from the Burke’s collection at the Burke’s annual Meet the Mammals event on Saturday, November 5, 10 am – 4 pm. Photo © Jack Storms/Storms PhotoGraphic.

There will be hands-on activities for all ages; many of the specimens can be held or touched, with mammal experts on-hand to answer questions.

Meet adorable goats from the Puget Sound Goat Rescue at the Burke Museum’s Meet the Mammals event on Saturday, November 5, 10 am – 4 pm. Photo courtesy Puget Sound Goat Rescue.

ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:

SPECIAL THIS YEAR: Meet bouncy, cuddly goats from the Puget Sound Goat Rescue
SPECIAL THIS YEAR: Find out about lynx, wolverines and fishers from the North Cascades in conjunction with the Burke’s Wild Nearby exhibit
Learn about arctic mammals and how they evolved for the cold
Find out how bats use echolocation to navigate and find prey
Put together a whale skeleton puzzle with the Seattle Aquarium
Discover new research about Washington sea otters and other mammals
Make your own mammal puppet to take home

Meet the Mammals is included with museum admission; FREE for Burke members, children under four, and UW staff, students & Faculty w/UW ID. Tickets will be available online at burkemuseum.org/mammals by October 14.
Family Days Series Sponsor: The Snoqualmie Tribe
Family Days Media Sponsors: KUOW, Seattle’s Child

Get up close to pangolins and other remarkable mammals at the Burke’s annual Meet the Mammals event on Saturday, November 5, 10 am – 4 pm. Photo by Lora Shinn.

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