worms

Adventuremobile – Wriggle on Down to See Worms

With their slimy skin and lack of cuteness it’s easy to understand why these wrigglers below our feet get overlooked. In reality, worms are powerhouses that make the world go round! Worms improve soil conditions for farmers and gardeners and are a major food source for many animals. Wanna learn more about worms? Stop by […]

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puppies

Adventuremobile – Play with Puppies!

Don’t miss this chance to play with some sweet and adorable puppies! Stop by the Adventuremobile July 21-25 and visit with some cute little characters from the Helping Hands Humane Society. Don’t forget to let the pup sniff your hand before you pet it! At 3 weeks old, puppies are pretty amazing sniffers. The percentage devoted to […]

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Lizard

Adventuremobile – Leapin’ Lizards!

Visit the AdventureMobile next week to learn all about lizards and see one up-close. And make sure you also stock up on all sorts of books and movies featuring fun facts about these scaly critters. There are over 6,000 species of lizards living all over the world. Lizards are cold-blooded reptiles and can be found […]

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hermit crab

Adventuremobile – Attack of the Hermit Crabs!

Okay, maybe that title was a bit dramatic.  But you do have a get a chance to visit with real live hermit crabs on the Adventuremobile from July 7 – 11. Hermit crabs are crustaceans; as such they have jointed limbs, claws, a hard exoskeleton, eyes on stalks, and two sets of antennae. Hermit crabs make great […]

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Baby Chicks

Adventuremobile-Come See Our Cute Chicks!

Come and visit the Adventuremobile the week of June 23-27 to see some baby chicks. Jerold Binkley, known as host of the fondly remembered Tulip Time on the Binkley homestead and  prime mover of the Topeka Beautification Project at the Lake Shawnee Ensley Gardens, has kindly donated these little critters to the animal menagerie which accompanies the AdventureMobile each […]

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Lucille Ball Python

Adventuremobile-Meet Lucille Ball Python

Meet Lucille Ball Python. This easy-going python from Africa (also known as a Royal Python) has entertained and educated thousands of children in the classroom and on the AdventureMobile, which explains why she often falls asleep while being touched by many hands. Think you can’t pet a snake? Think again. Lucy’s skin feels something like […]

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