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Be My Valentine: Animal Courtship Facts

Date and Time
Friday, Feb 14, 2020
9:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Location
Cook Museum of Natural Science 133 4th Ave NE, Decatur, AL 35601
How does an eagle, an American alligator, or even a flamingo find its Valentine? Animals in the natural world participate in different types of courtship rituals from simple to complex in order to find a mate. From February 7 -14, 2020, see the animal terrariums decorated for the holiday and look for Valentine hearts throughout the Exhibits. Ask a Gallery Explainer about these hearts to learn more about a specific animal’s courtship rituals.