Reptile Day

Saturday, July 20

Lizards, turtles and salamanders—oh my! Come face-to-face with table after table of live reptiles and amphibians, including pythons, king snakes, geckos, tortoises, monitors, iguanas, and many more!

This popular annual event offers a unique opportunity to interact with and learn more about these unique and ecologically-important creatures during this popular annual event.

Scheduled Activities*

LIVE Reptile Displays
10am – 2pm, Great Hall
Featuring Fernbank Museum educators as well as guests from Georgia Herpetological Society, Georgia Reptile Society, Atlanta Reptile Society, North Georgia Reptile Society, Wildlife Wonders, Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort (AWARE), Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center, Atlanta Herpetology Club–Georgia State University, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Orianne Society and Zoo Atlanta. 

Handlers will be available answer questions and there will be limited opportunities to touch for those 4 and older.** 

Snake Bracelet Craft
10am – 2pm, Great Hall 
Show your reptilian style! Make your own snake bracelet to wear home.            

Remarkable Reptiles
11am, 2pm, Auditorium
Fernbank educators will feature some of the cool critters from Fernbank Museum’s live animal collection in these special presentations. (Limited seating.)**

Mr. Greg’s Reptile Roadshow
Noon, 1pm, Auditorium
Join herpetologist, Mr. Greg in this educational program to learn fun facts about and experience touching unique creatures. (Limited seating)**

Cost: Included with Museum admission and free for members.

Support for Fernbank's Reptile Day provided in part by YP, Local Search Media and Advertising.

*Scheduled subject to change.

**For the safety of guests and animals, touch opportunities are strictly limited to guests age 4 and older and available at the discretion of the handlers.

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