Herpetological Society hosts ‘Twilight Croc Walk’ on Aug. 28

The Phoenix Herpetological Society is holding a “Twighlight Croc Walk” 7-10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 28.

As part of the Twighlight Croc Walk, visitors to the North Scottsdale facility can have dinner, watch the crocodiles and alligators eat, learn about nocturnal reptiles and search for crocodiles and alligators in their enclosures after dark.

Chinese Alligator. Photo credit: Phoenix Herpetological Society.

Chinese alligator. Photo credit: Phoenix Herpetological Society.

PHS has the second-largest collection of crocodilians in the United States. Visitors to the nationally recognized sanctuary can see 21 of the world’s 24 species of crocodilians, which include crocodiles, alligators and caimans.

Admission to the event is $25, which includes access to all demonstrations and reptile feedings, gator interactions, a meal ticket (hot dog or hamburger, bag of chips and drink), and a handheld flashlight to count crocs.

Children ages 3 and younger are admitted free (a meal ticket can be purchased for $5).

Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

PHS is located in north Scottsdale, near 76th Street and Dynamite Road. Registrants will be given directions to the sanctuary.

To register, visit www.phoenixherp.com.

Photos: Chinese Alligator (top), New Guinea Crocodile (bottom)
Photo credit: Phoenix Herpetological Society

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