Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Webinar: Clouded Leopard Virtual Tour with Juan Rodriguez

Archived Webinar

This Zoom webinar, featuring Juan Rodriguez from the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute, aired January 13, 2021, as part of the Smithsonian Science How series. Watch a recording in the player above.


Join Juan Rodriguez from the Smithsonian's National Zoo and  Conservation Biology Institute on a virtual field trip to meet and learn about clouded leopards! Juan introduces the Zoo’s clouded leopards and shares some of the special features they have that make them excellent, though elusive, forest habitants. Juan also shares how he cares for them, how he got interested in a career as a Zookeeper, and how the Zoo is supporting the conservation of clouded leopards. 

  • This video is an extension activity for the museum's "Animal Adaptations" digital school program for Grades K-2.

About Smithsonian Science How

Connect your students to Smithsonian science experts in this weekly series of free live, interactive webinars. Hosted by Smithsonian educators, Smithsonian Science How will connect your students to authentic science, discoveries, and collections while inviting them to participate in live polls and ask and answer questions throughout. 

Thematically aligned with NMNH Digital School Programs, the webinars serve as excellent extension activities. Each webinar aligns with core content from the Animal Adaptions, Insect Survival, or Reefs Unleashed school programs, but is an independent experience. 

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