Interview with Sonny the Opossum

Recently, I got a chance to catch our opossum Sonny awake and NOT eating so I had a little chat with him. He used to live in Carolina Wildlife but, now resides in our EHR. Me: Thanks for taking time out of your busy schedule of sleeping and scarfing mozzarella to talk with me. Sonny: You’re welcome, lets just make sure this interview isn’t too long because I have to get back to my nap. Me: What would your ULTIMATERead more

Hungry Anyone?

  The above pictures are prepared food for the animals inside the main museum building, which include the animals you see in Carolina Wildlife as well as the animals in the Education Holding Room (click here to see all of their pictures) and a few of the reptiles from the Reptile Holding Room. The other reptiles eat twice a week on Monday and Thursday. Join us every Thursday afternoon at 4pm for a reptile program in Carolina Wildlife- we feedRead more

Education Holding Room

Back on the Animal Support Hall we have an entire room of animals for education purposes which we call the EHR. The animals in the Education Holding Room are taken out by Museum Educators for special events, birthday parties, even trips to local schools.Read more

Tucked in tight!

The other day I was cleaning EHR (our education animal holding room) and the first animal I came across was Jessica Opposum.  She had a sleepover in the playpen the night before and I just had to show everyone where she chose to sleep… in a ferret hammock, now there is a significant difference in the size of ferrets vs opposums.  Enjoy the photos below.  Read more