Check out this week’s featured specimen!

(Pictured below, really close up!)
Photo: N. Sincero © California Academy of Sciences

Can you guess what it is?

Here are some hints:

  • This animal has acute senses of smell and hearing, which helps it hunt its prey.
  • It has powerful jaws, which are four times stronger than human jaws.

Leave us a comment with your answer! Then come see us in the Classroom on Sunday, August 12th at 2:30 pm for Science Story Adventures to see if you're right and to learn more about this animal. Science Story Adventures is our program for children ages 4 - 8 and their caregivers. In the program, we explore the natural world through stories, specimens, games and crafts.

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