Tag: snakes

An eastern garter snake hides in the grass.

Join us on our Facebook page Mondays through Fridays at 10 a.m. for a live video with Great Parks staff! Regional Education Manager Suzanne is teaching us how snakes aren’t as sinister as they seem.

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Whether you call them crawfish, crawdads, mudbugs or by their slightly more formal name of crayfish, “freshwater lobsters” illicit some sort of visceral response. Fear is one I often see when I show visitors how to catch crayfish. This reaction makes sense. For one, crayfish look formidable – they’re a virtual underwater tank. Their hard […]

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Cincinnati Scales

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When I present animal programs, there is one animal that always causes the crowd to lean back in their seats. It’s by no means the largest, and by far not the most dangerous to handle (I’m looking at you Mr. Box Turtle), but every time I bring him out there is at least one squeal […]

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