Gallery Exploration of the Twelve Animals of the Chinese Zodiac
February 12 - February 28, 2010
Experience the museum by discovering the twelve animals of the Chinese zodiac, each linked to a specimen in the galleries. Learn about the cultural significance and natural history of these animals and try your hand at drawing the animal assigned to the year of your birth. This special Gallery Exploration will be available throughout the February school vacation. February Question of the Month, Question for Year of the Tiger: What are the names of all the tiger specimens on display in the museum and which tiger lives in the coldest climate? Enter your answers, along with your name, email, and address at the museum reception desk for your chance to win a household membership to the museum ($85 value). The winning name will be drawn in the museum on February 28th at 2 pm. Entrants need not be present to win.