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

Address:
401 W. Caswell St., Kinston, NC
Directions:
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.
Hours:
T-Sa 9:30-5, Su 1-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
252-939-3367
Admission:
Free
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Neuseway Nature Park sign and bear.

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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