Saturday, Oct 01
<>
SMTWTFS
  0102030405
06070809101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031  

  • ShorelinePlus.com calendar All Events Feed All Events
  • ShorelinePlus.com calendar Newest Events Feed Newest Events
  • ShorelinePlus.com calendar Featured Events Feed Featured Events
  • ShorelinePlus.com calendar Most Popular Events Feed Most Popular Events
  • ShorelinePlus.com calendar Subscribe to All Events Subscribe to All Events
  • Add our event feed to your iGoogle page:

    Add to Google




    First popularized by the comical sidekick Timon in Disney’s “The Lion King,” and then celebrated in the Animal Planet television series “Meerkat Manor” (2005-2009), meerkats are members of the mongoose family that live in social “mobs” or “gangs” of up to 30 members in burrows in the Kalahari Desert, in the southern African nations of Botswana and South Africa.

    No mere cats, meerkats (Suricata suricatta) are fascinating for living in structured but cooperative societies, including a foraging strategy where adults take turns standing guard upright on their hind feet, watching for predators, while the others eat. As the popular “Meerkat Manor” television series showed, the family-based “mobs” are not lacking in daily drama – from internal relationship issues to battles with other “mobs” encroaching on their territory to the ever-present fear of jackals and eagles.

    The exhibit features six sibling meerkats – three males, three females – born in the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City, Utah.  Their Maritime Aquarium habitat offers windows into their underground burrows, so all meerkat activity is within view. And there is a viewing bubble, so visitors can stand up right among the meerkats.

    Thursday, 10 May, 2012
    10:00 AM - 05:00 PM

    Cost:
    $11.75 adults, $10.75 for seniors 65+, and $9.75 f

    Categories:

    Location: Get Driving Directions Map  Current Weather Conditions Weather  RSS Feed for this Location
    Maritime Aquarium
    10 North Water Street
    Norwalk, CT 06854

    Phone: 203.852.0700
    Website: Click to Visit

    Browse Events at this Location

    THE MARITIME AQUARIUM AT NORWALK, 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk, CT; (203) 852-0700, www.MaritimeAquarium.org. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. (Closed only Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day) The only Aquarium focused on Long Island Sound presents sharks, seals, river otters, sea turtles, jellyfish and more than 100 other species from Long Island Sound and its watershed.


    Event Contact Info
    Website: Click to Visit
     
     

    Comments: RSS Feed for Event Comments
    Login to post a comment...

    *Times, venues and event details can change without notice. Please contact the organizer of the event you are interested in. This web site, Canaiden LLC and its affiliates are not responsible for inaccuracies or changes to any of the listed events.
    MORE LOCAL HEADLINES BUSINESS NEWS
    Stamford 2030 District Honors Regional Sustainability Efforts at Annual Event
    For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, St. Vincent's Mobile Mammography Coach to Offer Free and Low-Cost Digital Screenings
    Monica Lewinsky to Speak as Part of Westport Arts Center's MORE Than Words Community Programming
    Darien artist to exhibit at Sill House Gallery in Lyme, CT
    Sue Barrasi: Passion for Light
    Child & Family Guidance Center Partners with Read to Grow to Get Books to Bridgeport Children
    Stepping Stones Museum for Children to Host 13th Annual Golf Tournament at Greenwich's Stanwich Club on Oct. 6
    Harvest Festival Weekend at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center to Feature 5th CT Regiment Colonial Militia Re-enactors
    CONNECTICUT BUSINESS NEWS
    provided by
    NEWS SEARCH
    MOST POPULAR EVENTS

    No most popular events currently available.
    NEWEST EVENTS

    No most popular events currently available.




     

    ShorelinePlus.com is part of the Canaiden Online Media Network!

    Stamford Plus Online | Norwalk Plus Online | ShorelinePlus.com | ConnecticutPlus.com | Canaiden.com
    Best of Norwalk | Best of Stamford | Hauterfly Magazine | SummerCampPlus.com | WeatherinCT.com

    Copyright ©2005-2016 Canaiden, LLC All Rights Reserved.