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Visitors “Dug” Dino Days

Last weekend we hosted Dino Days, an event dedicated to all things prehistoric. It turned out to be a fantastic weekend, despite the uncooperative weather. Our special guest for this 2-day event was Chris DeLorey, also known as Dr. Dino, Director of Education at the Brevard Zoo. As a paleontologist and dinosaur expert, he’s gone on many...

Kalin Palmatier
July 2, 2015
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25 Apr

Opening Day: Dinosaurs and Butterflies

You’ve waited all winter for these warm-weather favorites to return. . . and the day has finally come! Dinosaurs Come to Life and Butterflies are officially open for the season! Visit us now through November 1 to see these awesome seasonal exhibits featuring dinosaurs and butterflies. [av_gallery ids=’5699,1907,5698,1905′...

Kalin Palmatier
April 25, 2015
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24 Apr

The Painted Dino

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Kalin Palmatier
April 24, 2015
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Spring Forward: Exhibits, Events, and Warmer Temps!

While it may feel like winter will never end, this weekend we “spring forward” by moving the clocks ahead an hour; if nothing else, at least it’s a step in the right direction! Aside from the longer days, sunshine, and greenery to look forward to, we’re especially excited for spring because it means the return of […]

Kalin Palmatier
March 4, 2015
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Summer Fun at Reptiland

It’s no secret we’re celebrating our 50th Anniversary this year. We’re halfway through our planned events, and we don’t want the summer fun to end! It’s a good thing we’ve got two more events coming up! In case you missed them, here’s a glimpse of our celebrations thus far. Summer Celebration Series...

Kalin Palmatier
July 21, 2014
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Meet the Team: 2014 Dino Starting Lineup

With March Madness in full swing and the return of Dinosaurs Come to Life in less than a month, we wanted to give you a glimpse at our impressive lineup of dinos for 2014! Dilophosaurus As the only returning dino, Dilophosaurus is a seasoned vet and fan favorite.  “The spitter” boasts a double-crested head and impressive trajectory of his...

Kalin Palmatier
March 21, 2014
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Great Things to Come in 2014

Don’t succumb to post-holiday/seasonal depression. Yes, it’s still cold and snowy in Central PA, but here at Reptiland, we’re too busy prepping for great things in 2014 to let ourselves get down in the dumps. Our 2nd annual Paint the Dino Coloring Contest starts today! While our subject for the contest isn’t technically...

Kalin Palmatier
January 3, 2014
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The Wonders of a Zoo…After Dark

Flashlight Safari at Reptiland Have you ever wondered what happens in a zoo after dark? You might imagine something similar to “Night at the Museum” where all the animals magically come out of their cages and begin their nightly frolics. Believe it or not, this isn’t the case. Many animals, however, are more active after […]

Kalin Palmatier
October 16, 2012
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Dinosaur Fun Facts: Baryonyx

Baryonyx was a 30 foot long, 3,700 pound dinosaur that lived during the Cretaceous period, approximately 130-125 million years ago. It was one of the few known piscivorous (fish eating) species and was equipped with special adaptations; long, narrow jaws filled with 128 finely serrated teeth and hook-like claws to hunt its prey.  Baryonyx...

Kalin Palmatier
August 29, 2012
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Spring Happenings

It’s an exciting time of year at Reptiland, the time of year we as a staff come to anticipate. This is the time that we welcome not only warm breezes and new blossoms, but also the opening of our seasonal exhibits. The planning starts earlier than you might think; before the end of 2011 was […]

Kalin Palmatier
April 10, 2012
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