Sea monkeys and bats and kids, oh my!
You can find all three at Antelope Island State Park on Saturday as park staffers teach the young ‘uns — and their parents — a bit about the first two.
Antelope Island Events
Sea Monkeys of the Great Salt Lake
When » Saturday, June 30, 11 a.m.
Bats! Nature’s Do-gooders
When » Saturday, June 30, 6 p.m.
Where » Antelope Island State Park, 4528 W. 1700 South, Syracuse
Admission » $9/vehicles ($6 seniors 62+); $3/cyclists and pedestrians
Not much of anything can live in water as salty as the Great Salt Lake, so those that do have some pretty cool adaptations. Children ages 6-12 are invited to come and learn all about brine shrimp — also known as sea monkeys — on Saturday at 11 a.m.
Meet at Bridger Bay Beach.
If you’re more interested in winged mammals, you can learn how the much-feared, oft-reviled bat is really one of the most important do-gooders in the natural world. Discover some of the wonders of bats beginning at 6 p.m. in the Visitor Center.
There’s no fee for to learn about the sea monkeys or the bats, but regular park admission prices apply.
For more information call 801-721-9569.
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