The PHS has the second largest collection of crocodilian species in the United States
If you live in Scottsdale, AZ or are visiting at the end of this month, the Phoenix Herpetological Society (PHS) is hosting a Twighlight Croc Walk, August 28 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Key notes about event
- Have dinner
- Watch the crocodiles and alligators eat
- Learn about nocturnal reptiles
- Find crocs and gators in their enclosures after dark, using a flashlight to see their reflective eyeshine
Admission to the event is $25 and this includes access to all the demonstrations, including reptile feedings, dinner, the use of a handheld flashlight to count the crocodiles, gator interactions, and more. Children (ages 3 and under are free) will receive commemorative Herp Helmet that comes with a head lamp and adults will get a can koozie to keep their drinks cold.
The PHS has the second largest collection of crocodilian species in the United States and there are 21 of 24 species of crocodile at the sanctuary.
For more information, or to pre-register, visit www.phoenixherp.com.
John B. Virata keeps a western hognose snake, a ball python, two corn snakes, a king snake, and two leopard geckos. His first snake, a California kingsnake, was purchased for $5. His first pet reptile was a green anole that arrived in a small box via mail order. Follow him on Twitter @johnvirata