Center for Wildlife Education

and The Lamar Q Ball, Jr. Raptor Center

Welcome to the Wildlife Center

The Center for Wildlife Education will be closing at 1 PM on Wednesday, November 25th and will reopen on Monday, November 30th in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

We would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.


Join the Wildlife Center staff for an exciting and education program every afternoon at 3:30 PM each Monday through Friday.  The current topic for each day are listed below.

Monday – Wildlife Around the World
Explore animals from almost every continent in the world. Learn how they have adapted to survive in the habitats in which they live.

Tuesday –Legends of the Night
Owls are mysterious birds of prey surrounded by folklore and legends. Meet some of the owls that live around us and learn about these magnificent silent hunters.

Wednesday – Wet and Wild Wildlife
Water is a necessity for humans, but also for wildlife. Meet some of the animals that like or depend on wetlands for their survival.

Thursday – Don’t be Afraid…
People have a common fear of wild animals. Join us for a look at some scary wildlife and understand why they’re more afraid of you than you are them.

Friday – Georgia Wildlife
Discover and learn about the wild animals you might find in your own backyard here in Georgia.

Wildlife Center • P.O. Box 8058, Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-0831