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Whose Clues?

April 10, 2017 - Latest, Naturalist's Notes

Ever wonder what animals have been standing, hopping, crawling and eating in the exact location you are standing? What better way to find out than looking for animal clues? Animals leave many different signs to let us know they were there, including scat, tracks, shelters, fur, feathers and so much more. Wouldn’t it be neat… Read more »

A Chorus of a Million Songs

April 10, 2017 - Animal House, Latest

It seems as spring has officially sprung! As you venture further into Irvine’s property, past the Vista Loop Trail, your ears will start to pick up on the faint sound of sleigh bells. Sleigh bells? That can’t be right! What you are actually hearing are thousands of tiny frogs! Spring Peepers are one of the… Read more »

What Does The Fox Say?

February 10, 2017 - Animal House, Latest

Love is in the air!   With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, the stores are filled with chocolates, roses, and hearts that people are purchasing in order to woo potential mates. Though humans aren’t the only animals out looking for love during this time of year. If you happen to hear a woman screaming in the woods behind… Read more »

Slithering Serpents – Irvine’s Newest Animal Ambassadors

January 10, 2017 - Animal House, Latest

Come visit our newest Animal Ambassadors – The Eastern King Snake and the Eastern Garter Snake! For the past few months two exhibits at Irvine have been empty, but the “No One Is Home” signs have been removed and are now inhabited by some very special snakes! Our new Eastern King Snake was donated to… Read more »