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    • Family Fun - ANIMAL OLYMPICS

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      August 5th and 6th, 2016 - Join us for an “Animal Olympic Trial” Explore the amazing physical endurance and adaptations that make animals incredible athletes. Try your own skills through indoor and outdoor games and hikes (weather permitting), hands on activities and crafts for all ages.

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    • Wildlife Conservation & Recreation Day

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      August 13, 2016 - Enjoy and explore being in nature through children’s crafts, family adventure scavenger hunts, live animals, fishing, archery, firearm and dog retrieving demonstrations.

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    • Wildlife Festival


      October 15, 2016 - Enjoy live animals, children’s crafts, tram tours, scientific demonstrations, andbehind-the-scenes research tours of the USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.See where endangered Whooping Cranes and Sea Ducks are raised and studied.

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    • Friends Wildlife Holiday Bazaar

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      November 5, 2016 - Shop for wild and not-so-wild, new and gently-used treasures. Find unique gifts and at the same time support the Patuxent Research Refuge and the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center.

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Last Updated: May 07, 2015
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