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Kinston, North Carolina: Singing Cockatoo, Cave in Basement

A nature center features a fake cave in its basement and a chatty cockatoo that sings Happy Birthday.

Exchange Nature Center

401 W. Caswell St., Kinston, NC
Exchange Nature Center. Do not rely on GPS address for this. Instead, from downtown, turn west at the stoplight onto Hwy 11/W. King St. Drive across the river, then make first right onto Riverbank Rd. The Center is at the end of the street, where it dead-ends at W. Caswell St.
T-Sa 9:30-5, Su 1-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Singing Cockatoo, Cave in Basement

Neuseway Nature Park Nature Center has a talking cockatoo that is very amusing, especially when he sings Happy Birthday. There is also a nice basement display designed to resemble a cave. It has both nocturnal animals and other assorted wildlife.

[signmanjoe, 05/27/2014]

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