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National Wildlife Visitor Center 
Exhibits

Exhibit Entrance

Global Concerns
Visitors are asked to consider global environmental issues and ways they impact wildlife in our own backyard. 

Wildlife Telltales
Declining numbers of birds are telltales or warning signs of changes in the environment. 

Habitats
Be a field researcher and travel through five life-scale habitat areas. Learn through hands-on interactive exhibits how wildlife research has led to important discoveries. 

On the Brink
Peer into the worlds of many endangered species and see the efforts being made to assist them. 

Life Cycles
See dramatic dioramas of gray wolves, whooping cranes, canvasback ducks and sea otters displaying true-to-life behavior - up close and in their own environment.  

Viewing Pod
Set spotting scopes, binoculars and radio tracking equipment and observe wildlife for yourself through a large picture window overlooking acres of natural habitat.

Lake Reddington as seen from Viewing Pod


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