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VINS explores mammals

Saturday, July 22, 10 a.m.—QUECHEE—Join VINS to celebrate Magnificent Mammals Saturday, July 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The day will feature a variety of fascinating mammals introduced by wildlife presenters from around the region.

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center will present New England Wildlife at 11 a.m. Join a naturalist to meet wild mammals that could be encountered in local forests, fields, or wetlands, and what makes them well-suited for life here.

Wildlife Encounters will present Global Wildlife at 2 p.m. Embark on an imaginary safari, from deserts to rain forest, and meet seven mammals in person. From a fox with extremely long ears to the little kangaroos of Australian grasslands, guests will be awed by this diverse array of creatures.

All-day activities include face painting and crafts. Visit the Mammal Biofacts table to feel pelts and compare mammals’ skulls. VINS will hold bird-on-glove presentations at 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

General admission is $15 for adults; $14 for seniors 62 and over; $13 for youth ages 4-17; and free for members and children 3 and under. Teachers and veterans receive a $2 discount. For more information, call 802-359-5000 or visit

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