Snakes and Friends Day - August 24
Docent touch table stations highlight unique attributes of reptile and amphibian "friends" along with the important role they each play in the environment. There will be five docent-run stations:
- Snakes: This station focuses on the unique features of snakes and how they help control the rodent population.
- Alligators: A station about alligators and how they help create a viable ecosysytem for other animals.
- Turtles/tortoises: A stations that features our tortoises and highlights why you should not seek one out as a pet.
- Frogs: This station shows how these animals serve as an environmental indicator to warn us of pollution and health hazards.
- Lizards: This station features our beaded lizards and gila monsters with a focus on how lizards and reptiles can be helpful in developing medicines and cures for ailments.
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: Free with Zoo admission