Event - North Carolina Science Festival
Reptile & Amphibian Day North Carolina Science FestivalMarch 29, 2014, All Day Discovery Place
A North Carolina Science Festival event
Activity and Event Details:
Saturday, March 29
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Stations throughout the Museum
FREE with Museum Admission
Jump, slither or crawl to Discovery Place for activities, games, crafts and meet 'n' greets with special reptile and amphibian guests. You'll have the opportunity to make origami or fingerprint frogs, try a tasty frog snack, create your very own snake hat, and much more!
Educator and naturalist Chris Baldwin will be onsite with his private collection of more than 20 reptile skulls, including massive alligator and crocodile skulls, snake skulls and a full snake skeleton.
He will also be giving presentations at The Stage including a talk about the differences between the American Alligator and the American Crocodile, two of the most feared and revered reptiles on the planet. Learns ways to tell the two reptiles apart, which one is the biggest man-eater, how powerful their jaws are, why their eyes glow red when you shine a light into them and much more!
Cold Blooded Encounters Reptile Zoo also will be onsite with some of their scaly friends and four tables dedicated to their collection. They will be hosting several talks at The Stage throughout the day.
Latta Plantation Nature Center also will be visiting with some of their animal friends.