If crocs aren't your thing, check out the exhibits with poison dart frogs, snakes and sharks on the outdoor stage. There will also be an animal-themed obstacle course for kids involving maneuvering through spider webs and balancing on platforms. (Gotta get them ready for that crocodile planet.)
9 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. Through September 2. 1601 NASA Parkway. For information, call 281‑244‑2100 or visit spacecenter.org. Free with paid general admission.
Mondays-Sundays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Starts: July 15. Continues through Sept. 2, 2013