Meet our wild side!

We have several live specimens in residence including snakes, salamanders, frogs, fish, snails, crayfish, and raptors.

Scuba – Eastern Tiger Salamander

Scuba - Tiger Salamander


Digger – Western Hognose Snake

Digger, Western hognose snake, eating a mouse


Emory – Great Plains Rat Snake

Emory - Great Plains Rat Snake


 Barkley – Gray Treefrog

Barkley - Gray Treefrog


 Aldo – American Kestrel

Aldo - American Kestrel

 Carson – Redtailed Hawk

Carson - Redtailed Hawk


 Theo – Great Horned Owl

Theo - Great Horned Owl


Native Fish Aquarium

Native Fish Aquarium

Crayfish and Snail Aquarium

Crayfish and Snail Aquarium

Interested in learning more about our raptors? Check out The Raptor Project or you can even “adopt” a raptor and help us with providing care for the raptors!

GET WILD! with our Wildlife Outreach Programs

Reptiles and Amphibians of Wisconsin

Get up close and personal with some reptiles and amphibians, while learning what makes these critters so unique. This program includes two or three live reptiles and amphibians.

Fee: $75


Northwoods Raptors

Raptors, or birds of prey, are fascinating creatures. This program features two or three live raptors (Red-tailed Hawk, Great Horned Owl, and/or American Kestrel, based on availability) and highlights the unique adaptations that help these amazing birds survive in the Northwoods. Hands-on specimens will be available, such as feathers, skulls, wings, and feet.

Fee: $150


Night Owls

Owls are expert nocturnal hunters. Learn more about these mysterious creatures, and meet a live Great Horned Owl. Participants will also dissect real owl pellets, and explore hands-on specimens such as feathers, skulls, wings, and feet.

Fee: $100 plus $1.50 per pellet

  • All programs 45-60 minutes in length.
  • Additional travel fee of $0.56/mile from Cable, WI required.
  • Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.
  • Booth-style, meet & greet programs available for conventions, expos, etc. Ask for pricing.