Special Event: Yarbrough's Educational Snake and Reptile Show
Do you like reptiles and snakes? Here are some interesting facts about these cool creatures:
- Certain Chinese and American alligators can survive the winter by freezing their heads in ice,leaving their nose out to breath for month on end.
- A crocodile's digestive juices are so strong that it can digest a steel nail
- A chameleons' tongue is twice the length of its body
- The female turtle sheds tears as she lays her eggs on the beach. This washes sand particles our of her eyes and rids her body of excess salt
- An iguana can stay under water for 28 minute
- A majority of reptiles have a three chambered heart
- If a snake is born with two heads, both fight each other for food.
If you want to know ever MORE about reptiles and snakes, come to the Homewood Library and see the Yarbrough Educational Snake and Reptile Show. It will be Wednesday, June 11 at 3:00pm.
- LEARN how to recognize and identify the difference between poisonous and non-poisonous snakes of your area.
- BE INSTRUCTED in the latest first aid treatment for poisonous and non-poisonous snake bites.
- SEE reptiles from other parts of the world, learn the natural history and interesting habits of some that are very rarely seen.
- HEAR what a live rattlesnake sound like, and see how far one can actually strike.
- PLUS, much more will be shown and discussed during this exciting 45 minute program