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Showbiz Safari

Showbiz Safari

Note: The Unity plugin is needed to play this game which is no longer compatible with Google Chrome or Chromebooks. We recommend using another browser, such as Firefox, or downloading to a mobile device with the links below. 

Lights! Camera! Action! Our movie director needs your help! Help Walrus pick actors based on the traits that best fit the movie role. Which furry mammal will get the most wanted role in the blockbuster film “Paws”? Which water loving actor will get the leading role in “Swimmin’ in the Rain”? We need your help to find out!

Showbiz Safari is an educational life science game that will help teach your student about the diversity of plants and animals in different habitats.

Showbiz Safari is available as a website for desktop and laptop computers. For use on tablets, download the application from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
 
The web version of Showbiz Safari requires Unity Web Player, which can be downloaded from https://unity3d.com/webplayer, to be installed. Unity Web Player is only compatible with Mozilla Firefox and Safari, so we recommend switching to one of these web browsers or downloading the application on a tablet.

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to download Showbiz Safari for iPad!
Click here to download Showbiz Safari for Android tablets

This game was funded under the Investing in Innovation (i3) validation grant (U396B100097) awarded to the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC) by the U.S. Department of Education. The opinions, findings, conclusions, and recommendations contained in this work do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Education or other funders.