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Scavenger Hunt
Hints, Clues, Questions and Adventure!
Coming to the museum will be awesome no doubt. But what about spicing up your trip with a scavenger hunt of your own making?! This is how it works. Check out the special list of clues we've devised for you. Print out your favorites. Arrive at the museum and the minute your feet hit the ground get your exploration on like Indiana Jones!
  1. Find the deer foot inkwell.
  2. Find the Navajo bear claw ring.
  3. I hold weapons and a person does me when they're cold. Find me. What am I?
  4. I'm the chunkey stone. Find me and tell me what I'm used for.
  5. Find me. I'm in the North American room with lots of feathers. My cousin is called bald. I'm called something a little more elemental. What am I.
  6. I'm the red fox and can be found in at least two different regions. Find me and tell me where I am.
  7. When looking for the Gray Wolf and/or the Timber Wolf, are you looking for one kind of wolf or two? Find us and tell us.
  8. Find the polar bear, brown bear and grizzly bear. Which one lives in weather that you'd like to be in the most?
  9. One has more impressive horns and one looks more like a particular mountain goat. Can you tell me which is which? Find the Dall's Sheep and the Bighorn Sheep.
  10. I am the product and the process of smoothing and setting stones. Find me to discover what I'm called.
  11. We encountered America from a far away land 15-20,000 years ago. What are we called and where did we come from?
  12. I'm the prehistoric period that existed 144-66 million years ago. Find me and tell me my name.
  13. Slither over to the live snakes. I'm the most common venomous snake in Gaston County. Who am I?
  14. I'm a terrapin. Where would you find me?
  15. Go to the Henry Hall of the American Indian and find a guardian of the pueblo.
  16. They call me the Monarch of the Marsh. Who am I?
  17. I'm the only deer that you'll find antlers on both males and females. Who am I and where would you find me?
  18. I make up about 85% of Alaska and sometimes ice wedges form inside me. What am I?
  19. I hang out with egrets, spoonbills, storks and anhingas. Where would you find me?
  20. They say I'm a monster, but really I'm just a venomous lizard. What is my name and what desert do I live in.