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Wildlife Diaries: Tentacles vs. Arms

  • Alaska Zoo 4731 O'Malley Road Anchorage, AK, 99507 United States (map)

What’s the difference? Not all appendages are created equal. Arms and tentacles both serve different functions for different Cephalopods. Join Alaska Zoo Outreach Coordinator, Nathan Hollenbeck, to find out more about the reaching arms and the tentacles of some fascinating animals.

Photo provided by Nathan Hollenbeck.

Photo provided by Nathan Hollenbeck.

Wildlife Diaries programs are illuminating presentations on wildlife topics oriented for zoo patrons of all ages! They are each Tuesday in June, July and August, starting at 7pm on the coffee shop lawn at the Alaska Zoo. Presentations are FREE with paid admission (or membership) into the zoo!

Wildlife Diaries are sponsored by ConocoPhillips and are all ASL interpreted.

For more information, contact Alaska Zoo Education Director, Stephanie Hartman at 907-341-6463 or

Earlier Event: June 12
Critter Chat: Miniature Donkey
Later Event: June 13
Storytime Program for Toddlers