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Reptile Expo & Sale Featuring Marsupial Tree Frogs

September 17, 2009

flamingo-gardens-1Sunday, October 18, 9:30-4:30

1/2 price admission is $8.50 ages 12+, $4.25 4 to 11, under 4 free.

The event, presented in cooperation with Aviculari Productions, features Stop, Look & Learn about Marsupial Tree Frogs.  The females carry their eggs in a pouch on their backs.  Come see these fascinating Peruvian beauties.  In the Kids Korner, enter the coloring contest for three age groups and win prizes of plush frogs and metals.  The whole family will enjoy competing in educational reptile Bingo. The Kool Giveaway for adults at 3 pm is a $25 gift certificate to any vendor table at the show.  Purchase quality reptiles at great prices direct from expert breeders.  Guests are not permitted to bring animals for trade, sale or show to this event.

Special 1/2 price admission is only $8.50 ages 12 and up, $4.25 children 4-11, under age 4 and members are free.  Admission includes the event, the gardens, native wildlife exhibits with panthers, bobcats, otters, alligators, tortoises, turtles, free-flight aviary with 40 species of native birds, birds of prey exhibit, live Wildlife Encounter Shows and guided tours of historic 1930s Wray Home.  A narrated 20-minute tour by tram is extra.  Food, snacks, and beverages are available.  Parking is free.

Flamingo Gardens & Wildlife Sanctuary, 3750 S Flamingo Road, Davie, 954-473-2955, www.flamingogardens.org, click on Upcoming Events for details and to sign up for emailed event alerts.

Never been to Flamingo Gardens?  Visit the website Attractions page for panoramic photos to see just a little bit of what you are missing.  Flamingo Gardens is a 60-acre botanical paradise and wildlife sanctuary which exhibits and cares for permanently injured native birds and animals that cannot survive in the wild, and provides educational programs for school and camp children. A not-for-profit organization, it is supported solely by admissions, proceeds from events, donations, visitor purchases and memberships. Visit the gardens at 3750 S Flamingo Road, Davie, just 2 miles south of I-595 on Flamingo Road.  For more information call 954-473-2955 or visit www.flamingogardens.org and click on Upcoming Events

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