Today Star Trek turns 50, and I have to thank the franchise for providing what in the boy and my's case has been a great quarter century of father-son bonding material. For the long-timers who might remember Graham filling in for me here back in the day, today he turns 27.
Mole crabs are those little grey egg-shaped creatures you see at the beach when you dig in the sand at the water line. If dug up they disappear again in a second. I designed, and George brilliantly constructed, a habitat for these crabs that mimic the crashing waves on a beach. This exhibit opened today and is now my favorite out of all the displays at Biomes. Watch it in action below:
I have a new feature at Biomes where an adult with a birthday coming up can reserve a time to feed their favorite animal. I'm not charging anything extra for this. Here's our first visitor taking advantage of this by feeding Obi the octopus.