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Wildlife Presentation – Naturalist Cabin

February 17 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

A variety of naturally-warm pelts from Russell Forest specimens will be on hand in the Naturalist Cabin for you to hold, touch, and discover. Each species has its own needs, and those needs are fully met by the fur and feathers that protect and sustain animal life. For centuries, humans have looked to furs as the ultimate in warmth and comfort. Furs enable Russell Forest residents to withstand cold temperatures and soaking rains; some species even comfortably swim in frigid Lake Martin waters. A close look at the structure of furs and how their design makes all this possible will give you a new appreciation for wild coats and coverings of all types. Presentation is hands-on and features lots to touch, hold, and study. Appropriate for all ages – stop by and learn! No charge – everyone is welcome!

If you have questions for Marianne Gauldin, contact her at 256.496.2710 or naturalist@russelllands.com


Naturalist Cabin

Russell Farms Rd
Alexander City, AL 35010 United States