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20 May

Night Moves, Summer 2022

May 20, 2022 Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ 07052 $10.00 Available Conservation Program, Education Event, Family Fun
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21 May

Breakfast with the Turtles

May 21, 2022 Berson Education Center, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ, USA $50.00 Available General
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21 May

Wonders of the Wild – Spring 2022

May 21, 2022 Berson Education Center, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ, USA $30.00 Available General
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ALERT: All outdoor exhibits featuring birds are closed due to the emergence of the newly discovered highly pathogenic avian influenza. This is to protect the birds from possible exposure and to help stop the spread of the disease. Read our PRESS RELEASE to Learn More.

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