This week, we’re ssspotlighting our snakes! First up, we’re meeting Herbert, our western hognose snake. Click the video above to learn all about him with Airen and Lalainya, our manager of living collections, as your guides.
You probably know that snakes have scales. But did you know that snakes have different types of scales that serve different functions? Learn more about snake scales and see them up close by clicking here!
Dawn, our senior director of collections, has shown us how we preserve animals, like birds and mammals, through taxidermy. But how do we preserve reptiles and amphibians? Click here to learn about our wet collections and why they are preserved in such a special way.
Make your own snake! Click here to watch Dawn make a DIY upcycled snake, or click here to download the directions. This is just one of the fun activities we featured during Supper with the Snakes. You can check out all of the program elements from that evening by clicking here.
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