Giveaway! See Amazon Adventure 3D at the National Museum of Natural History

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Amazon Adventure 3D tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates’ fascinating 11-year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850’s.

As in any great detective story, audiences will experience, in immersive IMAX®, the compelling clues Bates unearths in his major discovery of the phenomenon of mimicry, whereby certain animals adopt the look of others that helps them deceive predators and gain an advantage to survive.

Little known to the public, Bates made other crucial contributions to biology: identifying 8,000 species new to science and, most importantly, putting the first ever case for the creation of a new species, which Charles Darwin called the “beautiful proof” for Natural Selection.

Audiences will be wowed by the mind-boggling examples of camouflage and mimicry and inspired by Bates’ endless curiosity and determination to explore the wilds of nature from the time he was a young boy.

Amazon Adventures 3D is playing at the Johnson IMAX Theater in the National Museum of Natural History. Running time is 45 minutes. Tickets are available online or at the Box Office located on the main floor of the museum.

Giveaway: For a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to see Amazon Adventures 3D at the Johnson IMAX Theatre (tickets must be used by June 1, 2017), simply leave a comment below or on the KidFriendly DC Facebook (enter on both for two shots at winning) page naming your child’s favorite Amazonian creature. This giveaway will run through April 28, then a winner will be drawn at random and notified shortly thereafter. Good luck!


This post is sponsored by Smithsonian Enterprises, however, I only promote programs, places, and services that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.

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80 Responses to Giveaway! See Amazon Adventure 3D at the National Museum of Natural History

  1. Jessica M

    tree frogs!

  2. Sadie

    My kids are big fans of all the brightly colored frogs found in the rainforest.

  3. Sounds amazing. Looking forward to seeing it!

  4. Nicole

    My kids’ favorite Amazonian creatures are those huge arapaima fish!

  5. Lan

    Thank you KidFriendlyDC
    This is a great website for all resources of daily events, activities for children and families

  6. Cindi Colby

    Monkey 🐒

  7. Cristina Lucas

    We recently came back from a rainforest in Puerto Rico. My son loved the lizards and tree frogs!

  8. Lane Windham

    We’re huge fans to leaf-cutter ants. Not sure they’ll make an appearance in this film, though!

  9. Doreen Morgan

    exciting!! I love IMAX!

  10. Aidan and thinks the sloths are very cool!

  11. Kimberly Cook Williamson

    my girls’ fav Amazonian creature is the manatee!

  12. My sons favorite Amazonian creature would be the monkeys!! The spider monkeys and the Golden lion tamarins!! Thanks for this opportunity! My son is sooooo excited about earth day!! ❤️🌎

  13. Melva Medina

    My daughter loves tigers.

  14. Lance

    This looks much exciting than my personal Amazon Adventures, which generally involve trying to get enough Prime items that I don’t have to pay for shipping on my add-on items.

  15. Lance

    Oh, and my kid’s favorite animal is the jaguar.

  16. Olga Kavalenka

    Jaguar

  17. sandy

    We love tigers! This show looks so fun thanks for the chance!

  18. GC

    We love the river dolphins!! 🙂

  19. Sandy

    We love tigers! This show looks fun thanks for the chance

  20. Sym G

    Golden lion tamarin

  21. Brittany

    So fun. The Macaw.

  22. Cary

    We would love to go! My daughter’s favorite Amazonian creature is a sloth!

  23. Katherine Murray

    My girls love sloths!

  24. Karen

    Since age 2, my daughter has loved the tamarins!

  25. Sharry Burgess

    Andria’s favorites are all the brightly colored birds – Harpy Eagles, Scarlet Macaws and Toucans being at the top of the list

  26. Kat

    Amazon River dolphin

  27. Nikki

    My girls would love this. They like leopards.

  28. Laurie Carmody

    My daughter LOVES snakes!

  29. Rita Sta

    We love jaguars and cheetahs in our house!

  30. Virginia

    Jaguars and frogs are favs here!

  31. Amanda Kendall

    Jaguar!

  32. Chie Huntington

    My daughter loves all monkeys, especially the Spider Monkey.

  33. Piper

    My daughter loves all things slithery, so she would probably say her favorite is some sort of snake!

  34. Marcela Rivera

    My daughter luvs black panthers.

  35. Teri

    Our girls love cheetahs.

  36. Nayoung

    Jaguar!!!!

  37. The frogs are a favorite.

  38. Lindsey Morrow

    Pink River Dolphin

  39. Marie Corpuz

    Monkeys

  40. Naomi

    My guy loves the sloth!

  41. jennifer

    Tigers. 100% tigers.

  42. Michelle

    Jaguars. They can eat a cayman!

  43. Wayman

    Tree frogs!

  44. Netta Carroll

    Favorite Jaguar

  45. Julie Linton

    Poison dart frogs

  46. Cindy B

    My children adore the brightly colored parrots!

  47. Jason Wenrich

    Monkeys!

  48. Amanda Perry

    Spider monkeys are definitely her favorite!

  49. Laurie pickett

    Monkey!

  50. Adrienne w

    We love sloths!

  51. fran

    Definitely the monkeys!

  52. Gabriela

    A lion and a jaguar, those are my princesses.

  53. My son loves the bull shark, and my daughter loves the jaguars!!! Thanks for this opportunity!!

  54. Tara R

    Looks like fun! Tree frogs would be my kids favorite.

  55. Larry R.

    Thank you for the continued posts….we use these often and our kids are both benefited from them and enjoy them. Our boys love the big cats. Thank you for the giveaway opportunities!

  56. Nancy Lee

    Love the website! Thanks for all you do to get families out and about. 🙂

  57. H. Liu

    My kids love jaguars!

  58. Mariana

    My daughter is all about sloths right now!

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