Alpacas ready for summer

Come check out our newly sheared alpacas. They get sheared every April, and Thursday was a perfect day for everyone for our annual event. Jonathan, our Shearer, has been shearing alpacas and llamas for about 25 years. We’ve got first cuts of fleece for sale if you are interested in purchasing. The money raised is used to buy enrichment items for the farmyard.Read more

Pup Prep

Tomorrow is April, so that means we’re not only hoping that we’ll have red wolf pups again this year, but we’re starting to prepare for possible arrival. At this point, the preparation includes a lot of communication within the animal department and to staff around the Museum. We make sure that supplies are ready and the Keepers not only ask questions but get prepared for a busy and exciting spring and summer. Of course, we won’t know if we’ll haveRead more

Baby (and dog) Update.

You know Autumn was out on maternity leave, and now back. Leslie, from our communications department and Diet-prep helper, also had a wonderful end to last year. She and her husband welcomed Quinn before the new year. Both Autumn and Leslie shared pictures of their human and canine kid. Enjoy.    Read more

Pupdate #23 – Reflection. Then and Now.

As you know, our red wolves were seen breeding last month, We’re about one month away from watching closer to see if we have wolf pups again this year. In the meantime, some behind the scene prep work is going on. I came across some pictures of the pups– old and new; young and old — and decided to share. WARNING: the last picture is from NY… check out what the pups look like now!     Want to scanRead more