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10:00 am

Spiders: Identification, Diversity, Ecology & Biology

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
$20 – $60

Participants will be introduced to the biology of spiders, with an emphasis on the ecological roles of spiders, their incredible diversity and techniques to identify specimens to species level.

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11:00 am

Otter Encounter

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:10 am
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An event every day that begins at 11:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Join a Grandfather Mountain habitat keeper at the river otter overlook for an Otter Encounter! Encounters provide an opportunity to see the animals up close and learn about those native to the mountains of North Carolina. Animals will receive an enrichment toy or treat, and staff will be available to answer questions.

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11:30 am

Bear Encounter

August 24 @ 11:30 am - 11:40 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Join a Grandfather Mountain habitat keeper at the bear overlook for a Bear Encounter! Encounters provide an opportunity to see the animals up close and learn about those native to the mountains of North Carolina. Animals will receive an enrichment toy or treat, and staff will be available to answer questions.

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12:00 pm

Elk Encounter

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:10 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 pm, repeating until October 31, 2019

Grandfather Mountain, 2050 Blowing Rock Highway
Linville, NC 28646 United States
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Join a Grandfather Mountain habitat keeper at the elk overlook for an Elk Encounter! Encounters provide an opportunity to see the animals up close and learn about those native to the mountains of North Carolina. Animals will receive an enrichment toy or treat, and staff will be available to answer questions.

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12:30 pm

Cougar Encounter

August 24 @ 12:30 pm - 12:40 pm
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An event every day that begins at 12:30 pm, repeating until October 31, 2019

Join a Grandfather Mountain habitat keeper at the cougar overlook for a Cougar Encounter! Encounters provide an opportunity to see the animals up close and learn about those native to the mountains of North Carolina. Animals will receive an enrichment toy or treat, and staff will be available to answer questions.

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1:00 pm

Eagle Encounter

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 31, 2019

Grandfather Mountain, 2050 Blowing Rock Highway
Linville, NC 28646 United States
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Join a Grandfather Mountain habitat keeper at the eagle overlook for an Eagle Encounter! Encounters provide an opportunity to see the animals up close and learn about those native to the mountains of North Carolina. Animals will receive an enrichment toy or treat, and staff will be available to answer questions.

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Peaks and Profiles

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:20 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until September 30, 2019

Grandfather Mountain, 2050 Blowing Rock Highway
Linville, NC 28646 United States
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Join Grandfather Mountain's expert naturalists by the Mile High Swinging Bridge to learn more about the mountain's unique weather, climate, flora and fauna.

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3:00 pm

Otter Overlook

August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 3:10 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00 pm, repeating until October 31, 2019

Join a Grandfather Mountain habitat keeper at the river otter overlook for an Otter Encounter! Encounters provide an opportunity to see the animals up close and learn about those native to the mountains of North Carolina. Animals will receive an enrichment toy or treat, and staff will be available to answer questions.

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