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December 7, 2017

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Major support for children's and young adult programming is provided by the Andreas C. Dracopoulos Family Endowment for Young Audiences. Additional major support is provided by the Mr. and Mrs. Timothy R. Barakett Endowment for Children's and Young Adult Programs and Services. Additional support is provided by Beth and Christopher Kojima; The Jason and Susanna Berger Fund; the Estate of Charles J. Mauro; the Estate of William C. Morris; The Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund; Solon E. Summerfield Foundation, Inc.; Epstein Teicher Philanthropies; Mr. and Mrs. John Klingenstein; Mrs. Frederick P. Rose; and The Edith Glick Shoolman Children's Foundation.

Have you ever wondered why some of our most popular superheroes are often named after animals?
Spiderman, Batman, and Aquaman all share traits with their particular animal namesake whether it be great strength, great stealth, or the ability to live underwater. A visit by a New Canaan Nature Center naturalist will give participants an up close look at several creatures with an array of “super” qualities that makes each a “wildlife superhero” in its own right. Come discover the story behind an assortment of animal ambassadors such as an owl or hawk, chinchilla, White’s Tree Frog, King Snake, lizard, or even a hedgehog. Recommended for audiences age 5 and older.

Presented by New Canaan Nature Center