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Reading with Reptiles

Story Time at the Zoo

Join us on February 28, March 14, and March 28 at 11:30am for a reptile-related reading! Get comfy and cozy in the Island Giants building—the warmest place in the zoo—while our zoo keeper shares a story and a special animal encounter! (scroll down for details on each date/book) And the best part? We’re offering this series at a discounted rate! Bring your kids to Reading with Reptiles and receive $4 off general admission. Take advantage of these fun, educational events (and the rest of the zoo) for less! Ticket Prices $10 for ages 12 and up $8 for ages 3 through 11 FREE for children 2 and under At $4 off general admission, you can choose one story time or attend them all! *Story time Selections* Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Miles and Miles of Reptiles by Tish Rabe This book introduces the different kinds of reptiles with fun facts and silly rhymes. Animal encounter: Pet a tortoise and a king snake, then take a stroll through the zoo to see many of the reptiles from the story in person! Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Edwina the Emu by Sheena Knowles & Rod Clement Edwina the emu lays TEN eggs, and her mate Edward is worried about supporting all those baby emus. So Edwina sets out to find the perfect job to support them… Animal encounter: Touch REAL emu eggs & feathers, and take a walk along the Prehistoric Path to see these birds up-close! Wednesday, March 28, 2018 A Frog in the Bog by Karma Wilson & Joan Rankin This rhyming and counting book is lots of fun! Learn what happens when a frog enjoys some tasty treats…and happens upon a large reptile in the process! Animal encounter: Inspired by the bugs in the story, check out Madagascar hissing cockroaches, millipedes, and superworms. You’ll also get to meet our African bullfrog, Jabba! For more information, visit or email

Date & Time

February 28, 2018

11:30AM - 12:00PM

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$10 for ages 12+, $8 for ages 3-11, FREE for ages 2 and under

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