21st Annual ReptileFest teaches kids about conservation

21st Annual ReptileFest teaches kids about conservation
21st Annual ReptileFest teaches kids about conservation

21st Annual ReptileFest teaches kids about conservation

Leapin’ lizards!...and snakes, other reptiles and amphibians are on display this weekend as the Chicago Herpetological Society hosts the 21st Annual ReptileFest on the UIC campus. Private collectors, veterinarians and conservationists come together with the purpose of educating the next generation in caring for our cold-blooded cohabitants. Steve Sullivan, Senior Curator of Urban Ecology at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum has a inside scoop on ReptileFest.