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Newcastle’s Life Science Centre home to exotic animals in September

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Check out exotic creatures at the Life Science Centre, Newcastle, in September

Check out exotic creatures at the Life Science Centre, Newcastle, in September

Exotic animals will be coming to the Life Science Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne this September.

The visitor attraction, which is the North East of England’s leading science centre, will be home to exotic animals ranging from the cute and cuddly to the small and scaly, while science explainers will be teaching circus skills and in the planetarium, scientists will be giving an update on the latest news from the Curiosity Rover!

Entrance to Life will also be reduced to £6 per person or £16 per family of four.  Visitors can also try out the region’s only 4D Motion Ride and check out its latest exhibition, The Curiosity Zone which lets visitors decide how to play with the exhibits.

Linda Conlon, Chief Executive at Life, said: “The summer holidays may be over but that doesn’t mean the fun stops at Life!  We’ve a range of activities, from live animals through to a live science show and our 4D Motion Ride, all available to visitors for a super bargain admission price.  It’s a great opportunity for families to come along and enjoy some science fun.”

Animals on display at Life will include owls, tarantulas, ferrets, rabbits and budgies among others.  To find out more visit www.life.org.uk or call (0191) 2438223.

Full details of animals coming to the Centre of Life are:

8th Sept – Kirkleatham Owl Centre, Redcar is bringing . . .

Owls, rats, rabbits as well as “megabugs” – tarantulas, praying mantis and more.

15th Sept – Mini and maxi moos farm – Co. Durham is bringing . . .

Tortoises, rabbits, budgies, and other small furry things.

22nd Sept – Bugs ‘N’ Stuff of Gateshead is bringing . . . 

Insects, reptiles and amphibians.

29th Sept – Crusher the Ferret and pals from the North Pennine Ferret Welfare and Boarding

The only ferret we know with over 1,000 friends on Facebook and his own designer bedware range.

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