"Venom: A Spooky Creature Feature"

Wagner Free Institute of Science
"Venom: A Spooky Creature Feature"

"Venom: A Spooky Creature Feature"

Presented by the Elmwood Park Zoo at the Wagner Free Institute of Science

Talk at 1:00 PM

Hands-on activities from 12-4 PM

Come in Costume!

The talk will be sign language interpreted

Bees have it, jellyfish have it, even duck-billed platypuses have it. What is it? VENOM!!

This interactive program for children ages 6-12 will feature live venomous animals from the Elmwood Park Zoo. Learn the difference between venomous and poisonous, listen to some animal tales, and find out some interesting facts about how venom works.


"Cobras" from The Royal Natural History. London: Warne, 1896.

12 - 4 PM

  • Institute is open to the public.
  • Explore the museum collections in the exhibition hall.
  • Hands-on activities for children ages 6-12.

1 - 2 PM

  • Children's program in the Victorian lecture hall.