Monday, August 5, 2013 , Updated 12:00 p.m., August 8, 2013
Underwater petting zoo comes to Frisco August 7
Touch sea animals like anemones and sting rays while they're in town.
FRISCO How does sand form? Which animals have tube feet, no blood, and digest food outside their bodies? What does a purple sea urchin feel like? A traveling tide pool exhibit of living, touchable sea creatures will answer these questions and more at the Frisco Discovery Center August 7-10.
The Science Safari Company is inviting visitors to submerge their hands and feel green anemones, orange ochre stars, blue crabs, slimy sea hares, and more. Other stations will illustrate ocean concepts such as how tides form, why creatures like sea hares are important to tide pool habitats and allow visitors to build shell collections as they guess which creatures lived in the shells.
The exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 7-10. Admission is $6 for adults; $5.50 for students with an ID, youth 13-17, and seniors 60+; and $5 for children 3-12. Children under three are admitted free. Tickets may be purchased by calling The Science Safari Company at 469-213-9329. The Frisco Discovery Center is located near downtown Frisco Square at 8004 N. Dallas Pkwy., Frisco, TX 75034.
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