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February 01, 2017

View live frogs from around the world at Academy of Natural Sciences

Look for frogs in every hue

Family-Friendly Exhibits
ANS Frogs Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland/Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

Many species of frogs live in trees in tropical climates. "Frogs: A Chorus of Colors" is on view Feb. 4 through May 14.

A new exhibit is opening at the Academy of Natural Sciences on Saturday, Feb. 4. "Frogs: A Chorus of Colors" recreates frogs' habitats with plants, waterfalls and rock ledges.

Visitors are invited to view live frogs from around the world, to see how they swim, hop, glide and soar. They live in almost every environment, from tropical forests to frozen tundras to the backyard. 

Expect to see more than just green amphibians in the exhibit. Look for radiant blue and fiery red frogs.

Many might be surprised to learn that some frogs can grow as large as a human infant or that there is a frog that carries enough poison to kill 10 people.

While exploring the exhibit, visitors will have a chance to create a nighttime frog chorus, spin a zoetrope to see how a frog jumps and conduct a virtual frog dissection, too.

Those who visit during "Froguary" weekends can enjoy add-ons like arts & crafts, storytime and interactive stations.

Tickets to "Frogs: A Chorus of Colors" are $3-$5, after general museum admission fees.

"Frogs: A Chorus of Colors"

Saturday, Feb. 4 through Sunday, May 14
$3-$5 per person
Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
(215) 299-1000