Snakes were Alive at the Haywood County Public Library on July 14
Want your kids to get excited about going to the library? Let some snakes slither in and wow them.
The Haywood County Public Library did just that with its two Snakes Alive! shows last weekend. Ron Cromer, a certified herpetologist, (a specialist in the study of reptiles) drew record crowds to the presentations.
The many different reptiles brought shock and awe to the faces of those attending. There were audible "ooohs" and "awes" as different reptiles were brought out, and when they got to hold the snakes, giggles and laughs abounded.
The show is geared to teach children about snakes and a little bit around lizards. Cromer talked about the different designs on snakes' skin and their roles in the world’s ecosystem.
Most of the show though, was Cromer bringing out his pet snakes and ...