Fresh Sheet – February 11, 2017

PacSci Perspectives Our pupae shipment this week includes two of the chrysalises most often confused with earrings. Both the Mechanitis polymnia (Polymnia Tigerwing) and the Tithorea harmonia (Harmonia Tigerwing) make a chrysalis that is a shiny metallic gold. They...

Naked Mole Rats Go Nationwide

PacSci Perspectives   “I’m bad, I’m nationwide.” –ZZ Top One of the top draws to our animal exhibits is always the Naked Mole Rat enclosure. The hard working and strange looking creatures really fascinate people. Thanks to our Naked Mole...

Fresh Sheet – May 28, 2016

PacSci Perspectives Happy Folklife Weekend! Flying in the butterfly house this weekend, we have a shipment of butterflies from Malaysia, including bunches of Lacewing butterflies and huge numbers of the extremely popular Clipper. It might be rainy outside, but it will...

Welcome Box Turtles!

PacSci Perspectives We’re excited to announce new temporary additions to our animal collection. Through a brand new partnership with Pacific Northwest Herpetological Society (PNWHS), Pacific Science Center is the proud foster home to two box turtles. These...

Fresh Sheet – April 2, 2016

PacSci Perspectives Malaysia is experiencing a heat wave that adversely affects pupation of some butterfly species. However, harsh weather conditions won’t prevent the following beautiful Lepidoptera from flying in our Tropical Butterfly House this week. Stop by...
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