Blue Tongued Skink and Pink Toed Tarantula Take Center Stage as Aquarium of the Bay Previews New Land Animal Exhibits
The Blue Tongued Skink, of the Tiliqua species, is native to
Another creature that is friendly in reality but appears threatening is the Pink Toed Tarantula, Avicularia avicularia. The animal is found throughout
The Invasion of the Land Animals events include live animal showing and interaction, hands-on activities and more. The events are free with Aquarium admission. Upcoming dates include:
February 28: “Wild Colors” featuring the Blue Tongued Skink and Pink Toed Tarantula March 8: “Spring Forward” featuring the Pacific Tree Frog and Western Toad March 14: “Shells” featuring the Western Pond Turtle and Cherry Headed Red Legged Tortoise March 21: “Soft and Prickly” featuring the Chinchilla and African Pygmy Hedgehog
The Blue Tongued Skink and Pink Toed Tarantula will be part of PG&E Bay Lab, a unique interactive climate change exhibit sponsored by Pacific Gas and Electric Company. The exhibit features land-dwelling animals as nature’s ambassadors, promoting energy conservation to protect their habitats from the potential impact of climate change.
About Aquarium of the Bay
Aquarium of the Bay is a unique nature center dedicated to creating experiences that inspire conservation of the San Francisco Bay and all marine environments. It is the only aquarium featuring exhibits focused specifically on the rich and diverse aquatic life and distinctive ecosystems of the Bay and its neighboring waters. The Aquarium is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, and certified as a Green Business by the city of
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