Add some joy to your holiday season and join the CNC for Reindeer Day, Sunday, Dec. 16 from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Stop by the center from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 16.
It’s time to gather your family together for a new holiday tradition to get in the spirit and experience the magic of the season. Live reindeer will be making a special holiday appearance at the Chattahoochee Nature Center. “Can you say Caribou? I say ‘to-may-to’, you say ‘to-mah-to’. I say ‘reindeer’, you say ‘caribou.’ Whichever name you use, Rangifer tarandus is an amazing animal of the Arctic! From their massive antlers to their migratory habits, these creatures are found in wintry scenes almost everywhere you look during the holiday season. If you visit parts of Canada or Alaska, you may get a glimpse of a live reindeer, but you won’t ever get to see a reindeer here in Georgia - unless of course you join us here at CNC on Reindeer …
Sunday, December 18, 2011
Gearing up for their most important day of the year, several reindeer will visit the Chattahoochee Nature Center today, Sunday, Dec. 18!
Though the North Pole is probably the first place you think of when it comes to reindeer, the species is also found in northern Europe, Asia, northern North America and, for today at least, at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell! The nature center will offer local residents some family fun and a chance to spend time visiting these incredible creatures up close today, Sunday, Dec. 18 from noon until 4 p.m. What do reindeer eat? According to information provided by the Chattahoochee Nature Center, reindeer are herbivores and feed mainly on mosses, sedges, leaves and fungi. However, in the winter, when very few plants are growing, the reindeer diet has only one item - lichens. They smell lichens under the snow and uncover them with …