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Frogs: A Chorus of Colors

February 4 – May 14, 2017

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors
February 4–May 14, 2017


From radiant blue to fiery red, living frogs around the world offer a glimpse of the vast palette of frog diversity. Frogs are found on nearly every environment on Earth, and they have strange, shocking, and interesting survival strategies. Check out live frogs of many hues, listen to their colorful chorus, and admire the many ways they swim, hop, glide, and soar. Hop into a frog’s world as you inspect frog habitats complete with rock ledges, live plants and waterfalls. See live frogs in action, search for hidden frogs, create a nighttime frog chorus, spin a zoetrope to see how a frog jumps, and conduct a virtual frog dissection.

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors Tickets

  • $5 – nonmembers
  • $3 – Individual and Family members
  • FREE – Family Plus members and above

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Spring Break Frog Fun at the Academy

Frogs are coming out of hibernation and so are we! Hop on over to our pad Monday through Friday, April 10 to 14, to celebrate all things amphibian with special crafts, daily story times, and exciting education stations. Visit the awesome exhibit Frogs: A Chorus of Colors, meet frog experts, and learn more about the wonderful world of frogs and toads. Jump to it!

Spring Break Activities:

  • Live Animal Presentations in the Auditorium (11 a.m., 11:45 a.m., and 2:30 p.m. daily)
  • Keeper Talk in Frogs: A Chorus of Colors (11:45 a.m. daily) *
  • Froggy Story Time With Marty the Moose (1 p.m. daily)
  • Freaky Frogs Education Station
  • Cool Frog Craft
  • Frog Scavenger Hunt in Outside In

*extra ticket to the special exhibit required

poison dart frog

Poison Dart Frog

The exhibit contains over a dozen species of frogs:

  • Giant Monkey Frog
  • Borneo Eared Frog
  • Poison Dart Frog
  • American Bullfrog
  • American Bullfrog tadpoles
  • African Bullfrog
  • Chinese Gilding Frog
  • Fire-bellied Toad
  • African Clawed Frog
  • Tomato Frog
  • Ornate Horned Frog
  • Mexican Dumpy Frog
  • Asian Tree Toad
  • Amazon Milk Frog

Giant Monkey Frog

Frog Jump Day
Saturday, May 13

Hop on over to our pad for some ribbiting programming on National Frog Jump Day as we say goodbye to the special exhibit, Frogs: A Chorus of Colors. Learn all about awesome amphibians at interactive education stations, see real specimens, join us for special story time with Marty the Moose and a cast of colorful characters, and take home your own fun froggy craft. Check out colorful live frogs and learn about their quirks and characteristics in our special exhibit. Activities are free with admission, but a special ticket is required for Frogs: A Chorus of Colors.

Enjoy special auditorium shows, see rare specimens from our amphibian collection, participate in the Frog Olympics, make crafts, and more! Click here for all the details!

Borneo eared frog

Borneo Eared Frog

Take a tour of the exhibit with Academy educators Mary and Pilar via Facebook Live: