Reptiles: The Beautiful and the Deadly

February 1, 2014 – April 6, 2014

Exhibit - Reptiles: Beautiful Deadly

9:00am – 5:00pm

Do cold-blooded animals give you the creeps? Here’s a chance to confront those fears and gain a new appreciation for these fascinating and under-appreciated creatures.

There are 19 varieties of live turtles, crocodilians, lizards and snakes from around the world displayed in their natural habitats. The exhibit will explore common myths and foster a basic understanding of how reptiles fit into the history of life and the fabric of our native environments. Appropriate for visitors of all ages and groups. Produced and toured by Clyde Peeling’s Reptiland.

Reptile Feedings:  Week of April 2 – 4
*Last Day of Feedings is Friday, April 4
All feedings are at 12:30 pm in the 2nd Floor Gallery.

Wednesday, April 2
Leaf-tail Geckos & Mangrove Snake*
Thursday, April 3
American Alligator, Cobra*, Milk Snakes & Gila Monsters
Friday, April 4
Water Monitor & Leaf-tail Geckos*

* These animals may or may not eat, depending on if the snake is opaque or the animal in the mood.

Daily Live Animal Demonstrations 1:30 pm in the 2nd Floor Gallery.