Creature Connections

Join the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher and the North Carolina Zoo for a new animal adventure that stretches across the state from land to sea!

On the second Thursday of the month throughout the school year, these wildlife protecting partners will share exciting information about animal species native to North Carolina, wildlife conservation, and how the zoo and the aquariums create enriching homes for the animals in their care. Spend an afterschool hour of fun and learning with a wild crew of zoo and aquarium educators!

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Virtual sand tiger

What do you need to know about the programs?

  • Every second Thursday through June at 3:00 p.m. EST for this live online program.
  • Each program is 1 hour in length and can only be viewed during the designated time. Recordings are not available.
  • Cost: $10 per participant per program
Virtual camera at the aquarium


March 11, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m. - Wildlife Conservation

April 8, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m. - Animal Care

May 13, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m. - Otters Galore

June 10, 2021 @ 3:00 p.m. - Animal Olympics


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North Carolina Roanoke Aquarium Logo

This program is done in partnership with the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher.