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venomous snakes

Just another day at HMNS: Angry rattlesnakes, gecko cooling and non-stop learning in the Education Department
August 17, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

The conversation starts innocently enough. “So, how was your day?” asks my husband. “Well,” I say, “the short version goes like this: After I spent an hour with my arms held over my head wedged inside the gecko tank to extend its misting system, I asked my Director of Education to help me transfer our […]

Got Venom?
July 22, 2008 · 1 Comment

Whether you know it or not, we have a small collection of venomous animals at the Museum. Yes, I do have to handle them and yes, we do take them to schools – in very secure, locked cages. This isn’t recreational handling, either. I use proper safety tools, like snake hooks and tongs; large, heavy-duty containers; and, of course, […]



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