Scales and Tails

Filed under: Fort Fisher by fortfisher on Monday, January 30th, 2012

Make a connection with lizards, gators, snakes and more at Scales and Tails. This wild weekend at the Aquarium allows visitors to come face-to-face with reptiles and amphibians of all kinds in a safe and exciting learning environment.

During the two-day event, regional exhibitors and Aquarium staff showcase the scaly and exotic, while debunking myths and sharing facts about these amazing animals. Visitors are encouraged to bring their curiosity and smiles as photo and interactive opportunities abound.

Scales and Tails is free with regular admission, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4.

Featured Creatures from around the world:

  • Burmese Pythons
  • Boa Constrictors
  • Iguanas
  • Giant Tortoises
  • Sea Turtles
  • American Alligators
  • Albino Snapping Turtle
  • Much, much more

“Scales and Tails offers a unique family experience,” said Hap Fatzinger, Aquarium Curator. “Where else can a child or adult reach out and safely touch a six-foot python or an American alligator and talk with experts about why these animals matter?”