Featured Animals/Aquariums/Zoos/Wildlife

Long Island Aquarium

This FINtastic destination boasts more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences, including the lavish gardens of the Butterflies, Bugs & Birds exhibit, Shark Dive, Penguin Encounter, daily sea lion shows, and more. 431 East Main St., Riverhead NY 11901. Tel: 631-208-9200. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Coastal Ecology Learning Program

PO Box 473, Huntington, NY 11743. 631-385-CELP. Shipboard environmental education program run by experienced marine scientists and educators who have extensive knowledge of the marine environment and enjoy working with young people. Fee.

South Fork Natural History Museum & Nature Center

377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY 11932. 631-537-9735. Includes a four-minute video on how glaciers created Long Island, naturalist tools, habitat exhibits, ecosystems, live animal exhibits including reptiles, marine tank where visitors can touch and hold native marine animals, and an outdoor panoramic viewing deck with exhibits on the land’s history. Fee.