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1489 Live Oak Road | Coats, NC 27521 | 910.897.1555 | .
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You don't have to travel to Coats to see our critters -- each year, we bring our most kid-tested, teacher-approved animals to households and schools around the state for fun-filled birthday parties and educational live animal programs. Want to see Teddy the monkey center stage at your school? Ready to let your kids reach out to touch Sid the hairy armadillo? Start planning!

We offer:

Classroom Programs


Birthday Paries

Classroom Programs
During our classrooms programs, our guides bring a small group of animals into the classroom for lively, one-hour program on a select theme. Each program includes time for kids to touch and interact with animals. Great for schools, camps, churches, and other organizations. Book now!

Possible themes:

Tails and Scales: Types of Animals
Suggested animals: Moluccan Cockatoo, Legless Lizard, Alligator, Leaf Frog, Capuchin Monkey, Armadillo
Aligning Standard: K.L.1

Beginnings: Life Cycles and Parenting in the Animal Kingdom
Suggested animals: Hissing Cockroach, Ball Python, Leaf Frog, Oppossum, Hedgehog, American Alligators
Aligning Standard: 2.L.1.1

Predator and Prey: Life Within an African Ecosystem
Suggested animals: Serval Cat, Tortoise, Hedgehog, Ball Python, Millipede
Aligning Standard: 5.L.2.2, 8.L.3.2, Bio.2.1.3

Survival of the Fittest: Exploring Adaptations and Survival Skills
Suggested animals: Fennec Fox, Bearded Dragon, Tarantula, Fat Tail Gecko, Coatimuni
Aligning Standard: 1.L.1.2, 4.L.1.4, Bio.2.1.2

Our Interconnected World: Animals and Humans
Suggested animals: Hognose Snake, Cockatoo, American Alligator, Capuchin Monkey, Serval Cat
Aligning Standard: 1L.1.3, 4.L.1.3., 5.L.2.3

Scheduled year-round.
Fees: $200/first one-hour class | $150/each additional one-hour class on same day
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(NEW! Download a classroom program guide with FAQs, ways to map your program to current standards, and top tips.)

Noah's Landing can also bring a variety of educational materials and animals to your school for large festivals or assembly programs. For festivals, we set up tables with live animals and guides to handle the critters and talk to your guests. (Starting at $300)

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One of our guides will bring a variety of fuzzy and scaled critters to your party for an hour-long program. We'll introduce the animals, including fun facts about their lives in the wild, and then set aside some time for hands-on interaction. ($200 minimum forĀ  six animals; $25/additional animal; fuel surcharges may apply.)

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Theme programs:

Un-Fur-Gettable: For the crowd that wants soft and cuddly, bring some of our favorite mammals to the party (with one feathered exception). Fennec fox, chinchilla, hedgehog, hairy armadillo, capuchin monkey (not touchable), and Mollucan cockatoo.

Scales and Tails: For the creepy, crawlie loving reptile enthusiast in your household. Consider bringing our: American alligator, ball python, rose-haired tarantula, bearded dragon, blue tongue skink, and leopard tortoise.

Animal Antics: A line-up of our silliest critters with zany defense mechanisms and boundless energy sure to surprise and delight! Capuchin monkey (not touchable), hairy armadillo, striped skunk, Molluccan cockatoo, hedgehog, and bearded dragon.

Creatures of the Night: Planning a party that stays up all night? So do these critters! Learn how nocturnal animals survive in the wild. Consider: fennec fox, ball python, striped skunk, chinchilla, hairy armadillo, and kinkajou.

'Round the World: Perfect for an education-themed party, our 'round the world theme features a different type of animal from different corners of the globe. Consider: Mollucan cockatoo (bird, Australia), striped skunk (mammal, North America), ball python (reptile, Africa), rose-haired tarantula (invertebrate, Central American), hairy armadillo (mammal, South America), and leopard tortoise (reptile, Africa.)

You can also check our traveling animal list to build your own program!