Explores reptiles and birds that are found in the park and their adaptations for survival. You’ll get to meet some of the animal ambassadors of Carrie Murray Nature Center and learn about how they got here, their habitat needs, and their survival superpowers.

Pre-visit Videos. Have your class watch at least one video tour from the program of your choice.  Students should generate questions, which need to be sent to the Carrie Murray guide before the live chat. 

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Meet our black rat snake and corn snake!


We currently have 4 box turtles and a wood turtle.



Birds of Prey

Learn about turkey vultures, red-tailed hawks, great horned owls, and screech owls!

Camouflage Creatures

Dream Home

Nature Journal

Carrie Murray Nature Center

1901 Ridgetop Road, Baltimore, MD 21207


Carrie Murray Nature Center is operated by Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP)
Thank you to the Mayor and the Baltimore City Council for supporting BCRP!

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