There is a wide range of creature featured events for kids and families throughout this week.
Riverwatch Visitor Centre at Prehen will host a free pirate treasure hunt, spooky trails, wicked wildlife and lots more for free each day this week from 10am to 4pm, with Magic Shows also planned daily for this aged six and over.
Belfast Zoo will this morning be bringing pythons and dragons and other creatures to Riverwatch this from 11am to 1pm, followed by the World of Owls on Wednesday from 10am to 1.40pm. To book for either of these two special wildlife events telephone 028 71 342100.
Meanwhile at Creggan Country Park on Wednesday there will be terrifying treasure hunt from 12pm to 3pm (£3 per child).
This will be followed on Thursday by a series of free events focusing on bats from 5.30pm.
To book either of these events telephone 71363133.