Amazon Alive: Jungle of the Mind & Meet the Sloths

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March 13, 2014


Stamford Museum and Nature Center


Young elementary, Tween, Teen


Event description: The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is proud to partner with the Wildlife Conservation Film Festival to bring some of its Festival's films to Stamford. The Wildlife Conservation Film Festival (WCFF) is a unique conservation, cultural, and education event that uses film media to promote global biodiversity. There will be a Q & A discussion after each of the films moderated by Christopher Gervais, Founder and CEO of WCFF. The first film, Amazon Alive: Jungle of the Mind, tells the story of the enormity and complexity of the Amazon Rainforest using key animals such as jaguar, leaf-cutting ant, giant otters, fresh-water stingray and its biodiversity. The forest took millions of years to evolve to what is today.(45 minutes). The second film, Meet the Sloths, takes place in a sleepy corner of Costa Rica on the Caribbean coast near the Panama border is a peculiar sanctuary. The only one in the world devoted to saving injured and orphaned sloths. Meet the sloths is a humorous documentary following a handful of resident sloths over the course of a year. (50 minutes)

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About Stamford Museum and Nature Center

The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art and popular culture, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity and interaction. It seeks to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning through exhibitions, educational programs, and special events. Enjoy a picnic on the Meadow, walk over 80 acres of nature trails, drop in to the Heckscher Farm and say hello to the animals, and don't miss the latest exhibition in the Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries.