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Like a zoo, only quieter

Durango museum holds knowledge for young and old
Derek Snyder, a volunteer at the Durango Colorado Division of Wildlife Museum, leads a group of Needham Elementary School third-graders on an educational tour through the museum.
A mother duck is surrounded by her babies in a display at the Colorado Division of Wildlife Museum.
A bobcat nabs a blue grouse in one of the displays at the Division of Wildlife museum.
Volunteer Clark Kinser talks about animals that live high in the mountains as Jayson Helms, 9, left, and Riley Amos, 9, look at the stuffed bids and mammals.
A demonstration on the type of fish in area lakes and rivers by volunteer Derek Snyder keeps the attention of a Needham Elementary School third-grade class.
Keanu Pagelinan, 9, checks out the teeth of a black bear at the museum.

Like a zoo, only quieter

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Derek Snyder, a volunteer at the Durango Colorado Division of Wildlife Museum, leads a group of Needham Elementary School third-graders on an educational tour through the museum.
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A mother duck is surrounded by her babies in a display at the Colorado Division of Wildlife Museum.
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A bobcat nabs a blue grouse in one of the displays at the Division of Wildlife museum.
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Volunteer Clark Kinser talks about animals that live high in the mountains as Jayson Helms, 9, left, and Riley Amos, 9, look at the stuffed bids and mammals.
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A demonstration on the type of fish in area lakes and rivers by volunteer Derek Snyder keeps the attention of a Needham Elementary School third-grade class.
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Keanu Pagelinan, 9, checks out the teeth of a black bear at the museum.
If you go

The Colorado Division of Wildlife Museum is located next to the Animas River on 16th Street. It is accessible from the Animas River Trail near the bridge north of Rotary Park. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 15. For more information or group reservations, call 375-6766 or 247-0855.

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