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Lizards, crocs and snakes — oh my!

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Legless lizards, a crocodilian and corn snakes — all of those and more were out for kids to see on March Break.

On Tuesday early morning the Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library hosted a reptile program, provided by Samuel Bylsma from the Reptile Kingdom.

Based in Fonthill, the Reptile Kingdom not just does instructional programs, however it saves reptiles that can no longer be looked after by their owners. 

“I want to talk about what kind of reptiles make great pets and what kind of reptiles maybe not so great pets,” Bylsma said. 

More than 2 lots kids and moms and dads appeared for a possibility to see, and touch, some flaky and potentially slimy reptiles. 

Eight-year-old Alyssa Nickel especially liked bearded dragon since of the method he felt – like sandpaper, she said shyly. 

The family found out about the program through a handout distributed at St. Davids Public School, said her mommy Corrie Nickel. 

Bylsma brought all sizes of reptiles like corn snakes, a small spectacled caiman, a tortoise and a large and extremely thick python snake.

“Why is it so chunky?” one kid asked Bylsma.

Most kids aspired to touch the snake, while some hesitated. 

“The reason that she’s so chunky is because she’s got a lot of fat and muscle on her,” said Bylsma.

His preferred reptile to reveal the crowd is Pinto, a spectacled caiman from the crocodilian family. 

She was small however spirited and the crowd needed to be extremely peaceful so that she didn’t get stressed.

“I love crocodilians. She’s so cool,” he said. 

Pinto appeared to be a crowd preferred, as was Paco the redfoot turtle.

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