Brandywine Zoo pudu Haechan

Brandywine Zoo pudu Haechan dies after short illness

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

A South American deer called a pudu died Saturday after becoming sick the day before at the Brandywine Zoo. The pudu, named Haechan after a K-pop star, came to Delaware in December to mate with the Wilmington zoo’s female, named Clover, and sire offspring. After seeming lethargic Friday and getting worse during the day, Haechan was moved to the Animal …

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Mt. Cuba redesigns entrance to enhance garden experience

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Mt. Cuba Center has used old spaces, 12,000 native plants and environment-friendly materials to give patrons a more charming way to enter its botanic gardens. Visitors now may park in a new well-landscaped two-level lot. It leads them to a building once used as staff housing where patrons may buy tickets on the way in and Mt. Cuba plants on …

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Newly opened Museum of Nature, Science to get $500,000 from county

Jarek Rutz Culture, Headlines

During the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the reimagined Museum of Nature and Science, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer told the crowd that his administration is going to propose a $500,000 grant for the institution. “Everything we do in county government right now – similarly to what’s going on in the city of Wilmington – is about diversity, equity and inclusion,” …

Delaware Museum of Nature and History

Museum of Nature, Sciences reopens this weekend

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

      The Delaware Museum of Nature and Science will celebrate its reopening Friday through Monday with a ribbon cutting and tours. The attraction, formerly known as a museum of natural history, is changing its name to reflect its mission of connecting Delaware citizens with the state’s natural development and the science behind it. The $10.8 million renovation started …

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Hagley loans patent models to Philadelphia airport for display

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

    A selection of 19th century patent models from Hagley Museum and Library will be on display throughout the summer at Philadelphia International Airport. The 49 chosen to be part of the exhibit by Chris Cascio, Hagley’s Alan W. Rothchild assistant curator, all have connections to Philly or — appropriate for air travelers — transportation, food and drink. The …