400 Hastings Road
Lake Forest, Ill. 60045
Cost: $8, $5 kids, free kids under 3
Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. March 9, 2014
Meet over 150 animals including "Bubba" the giant American Alligator, huge pythons and anacondas, venomous reptiles, lizards, snakes, turtles and tortoises of all shapes and sizes. Talk with reptile enthusiasts from zoos, universities, museums, nature centers, and private collections. Featured exhibitors will include Jim Nesci from Cold Blooded Creatures, the Chicago Herpetological Society, the St. Louis Herpetological Society, Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History, the Madison Herpetological Society, the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and the Grove Nature Center. There will also be kids' activities, face painting, a Scout Patch challenge and a fabulous auction to benefit the animals of the Wildlife Discovery Center.
March 9, 2014