World Animal Day

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World Animal Day

October 5, 2019 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am

Join MOSH for World Animals Day in partnership with Huguenot Memorial Park, Southern Reptile Haven and more to raise the status of animals in order to improve their welfare standards in Northeast Florida and abroad. MOSH and community partners will highlight animals you might see in your own backyard and what you can do to keep you and the animals safe.

  • Animals Encounters @ Florida Naturalist’s Center, First Floor
    • 11 a.m. — Slithery Snake
      Start your MOSH adventure off with some examples of common snakes found in or around Jacksonville.
    • 12 p.m. — Urban Flights
      Sore through a journey with some of MOSH’s flightless and urban birds.
    • 1 p.m. — Turtle Talk
      Take a dip in the world of turtles, finding out what makes turtles, tortoise, and terrapins so different
  • 12 p.m. — Frog Origami Workshop @ JEA Science Theater, First Floor
  • DIY Crafts @ Classroom 1, First Floor
    Be inspired by our in-house reptiles and marsupial to create your own work of art!
  • Adopt an Animal
    Further your support for MOSH and symbolically Adopt an Animal. Your donation will provide much-needed funding that supports the care, housing and feeding of the wildlife residents of our Florida Naturalist’s Center. Learn more about Adopt an Animal HERE!


October 5, 2019
6:00 am - 10:00 am
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1025 Museum Circle
Jacksonville, FL 32207 United States
(904) 396-MOSH