Museum has special day for reptiles

LOS ANGELES - The Natural History Museum will host Reptile and Amphibian Appreciation Day on Oct. 3 where visitors can get to know reptiles and amphibians from around the world and our own backyards.The event will include up-close animal encounters, live music (with a nature-themed, family-friendly band), art projects, hands-on activities and interaction with professional herpetologists. Various rescue groups, educational organizations, veterinarians and artists will have booths and displays. The event is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $9 for adults, $6.50 for children. The Natural History Museum is at 900 Exposition Blvd. in Los Angeles, near the Los Angeles Coliseum. Their phone number is (213) 763-3466.

********** Published: September 16, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 22