Venue/Location: OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave., Phone: 503-797-4000
- Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 9:30 AM
- Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 9:30 AM
- Monday, September 5, 2011 - 9:30 AM
Reptile and Amphibian Show
Admission: $3.00 for non-members, FREE for members
Crawl, creep, and slither your way to one of the largest gatherings of reptiles and amphibians in the Pacific Northwest when OMSI presents the Reptile and Amphibian Show, Labor Day weekend. Over 100 exotic animals will be on display at this popular event, including a large variety of captive-bred snakes, lizards, turtles, alligators, and more.
The show will feature a special hands-on area where several dozen nonvenomous reptiles and amphibians will be available for supervised interaction. Experts will be available throughout the weekend to answer questions about these amazing and often misunderstood creatures.
Special presentations will be located in classroom 1 throughout the weekend:
Saturday, September 3
9:30 am - 12:30 pm — Pancake Tortoises with Rosemary Lombard.
2:00pm and 4:00 pm — Mr. Lizard provides an interactive, hands-on retile experience like no other, sharing fun, fascinating information about these amazing animals.
Sunday, September 4
10:00am - 4:00pm — Stephanie Gervasi studies amphibians at Oregon State University, researching interspecific variation in disease susceptibility and identify factors that drive variation in disease susceptibility across amphibian species.
Monday, September 5
11:00am, 1:00pm & 3:00pm — Venomous snakes with House of Reptiles.