search cityguideny.com

Frogs: A Chorus of Colors at American Museum of Natural History

05/18/13 through 01/05/14 200 Central Park West Map
212-769-5100
amnh.org Ages: All Ages
Add to Itinerary

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

Back by popular demand, this delightful exhibition introduces visitors to the colorful and richly diverse world of frogs. More than 150 live frogs, from the tiny phantasmal dart-poison frog (which is less than an inch long) to the enormous African bullfrog (which can be as big as 8 inches in diameter), are shown in re-created habitats, complete with rock ledges, live plants, and waterfalls. Featuring approximately 25 species from such countries as Argentina, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil, China, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Paraguay, Russia, Sumatra, the United States, and Uruguay, the exhibition explores the evolution and biology of these amphibians, their importance to ecosystems, and the threats they face in the world's changing environments. Interactive stations throughout the exhibition invite visitors to activate recorded frog calls, view videos of frogs in action, and test their knowledge about these fascinating amphibians.

Venue Description: A museum for the 21st century, with a rich and storied past and one of the greatest natural history museums in the world, with over 40 exhibition halls. Open daily from 10am to 5:45pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Upcoming Events

Picturing Science: Museum Scientists and Imaging Technologies - 06/25/11 - 01/04/15

Natural Histories - 10/19/13 - 10/12/14

Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs - 04/05/14 - 01/05/15

Spiders Alive! - 07/04/14 - 11/02/14

Animal Drawing - 09/10/14 - 10/29/14

Fall Lunchtime Bird Walks in Central Park - 09/30/14 - 10/21/14

nyc events newsletter

Openings, Discounts & More

plan your trip to nyc

     Register

search cityguideny.com

SEARCH THE CALENDAR