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Explore the Unexplained… Learn about different species of reptiles and amphibians, interact with snakes, geckos, & more from around the world. Hear from top researchers in the field, and more! 

For the Reptile & Amphibian enthusiast, there will be reptile & amphibian vendors! Burpee Museum in Rockford, will be hosting it’s first Reptile & Amphibian Expo during Reptile & Amphibian Fest, Saturday, May 2nd, 2020!

Meet Rocky, an African Sulcata Tortoise, and he is 15 years old! He loves greens, and attention! Say 'Hi" to Rocky at Reptile
Meet Rocky, an African Sulcata Tortoise, and he is 15 years old! He loves greens, and attention! Say ‘Hi” to Rocky at Reptile & Amphibian Fest

Biology Speakers:

Dr. Collin Jaeger

“Nacho” Juan Ignacio Abarca Odio

Dr. Collin Van Buran

Madison Hematological Society

And More! 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. David C. Blackburn

Dr. Blackburn is the Associate Curator of Herpetology at the Florida Museum of Natural History. He is the lead on the Overt Project, an international project to document species diversity through an open vertebrate database. 

 

 

Scientific Research Lectures

Family Animal Encounters | All Ages

Child-Friendly Workshops | Ages 7-12

ZooBabies Workshops | Ages 3-6