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Survival of the Slowest

February 15 – October 25, 2020

Lulu the Sloth

The Academy is reopening to the general public on July 31. Please click here for more information about enhanced safety protocols, hours, ticketing and more.

Do animals always need to be the strongest, the biggest and the fastest to survive? Or can it sometimes be advantageous to be small or slow? Just ask a tortoise! In Survival of the Slowest, meet animals that have survived for millions of years despite being very slow, and learn about the puzzling sides of evolution and adaptation. Meet live animals, including a two-toed sloth, tarantula, chameleon and horned frog. 

We highly recommend purchasing all tickets online for a low-touch entry. We will have timed tickets upon reopening. In order for us to maintain a 25% building occupancy at all times, we will be selling tickets based on visitor time slots. Guests will need to purchase a ticket for the reserved time. Click here for frequently asked questions related to ticketing and safety protocols.

All exhibits are included with the purchase of a general admission ticket.

Sloth From Home