Australian National Botanic Gardens

10.00 am – 4.00 pm, 13–19 January 2020
Feeding times: 11.00 am and 2.00 pm daily
— Crosbie Morrison Building

Join us for live displays, feeding and handling of snakes, lizards, frogs, turtles and crocodiles, with a special feature on Goannas.

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Did you know? There are over 20 species of Goannas in Australia. come and see several, including the local Rosenberg’s Monitor and Lace Monitor. 

Snakes Alive! is presented by the ACT Herpetological Association in partnership with the Australian National Botanic Gardens.

Learn about reptiles and amphibians in a hands-on way from dedicated ACT Herpetological Association volunteers.

Funds raised through Snakes Alive! help ACTHA support regional conservation issues such as the Northern and Southern Corroboree Frog breeding programs and other projects furthering reptile and amphibian protection and recovery, education, training, and research projects.

Species local to the ACT and Southern Tablelands region are displayed, such as the highly endangered Northern Corroboree Frog (Pseudophryne corroboree) and threatened species such as the Grassland Earless Dragon (Tympanocryptis pinguicolla) and Striped Legless Lizard (Delma impar).

Snakes Alive! colouring competition

Enter our colouring competition for a chance to win one of three family passes to Snakes Alive!

There are three age categories: 6 years and under, 7–9 years, and 10 years and older.

Download your choice of picture below and drop your completed entry off at the Visitor Centre by 9 January 2020. Winners will be notified on 13 January.

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When

10.00 am – 4.00 pm, 13–19 January 2020
Feeding times: 11.00 am and 2.00 pm daily

Where

Crosbie Morrison Building

Price

$6.00  Adults
$5.00  Concession
$4.00  Children