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Friends, Not Foes: Snakes of the Carolinas

1500 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA


Step into the captivating world of reptiles as The Schiele Museum proudly presents "Friends, Not Foes: Snakes of the Carolinas." Opening its doors on Saturday, May 18, 2024, this exhibition promises an eye-opening journey into the lives of snakes native to the Carolinas.

As you explore the exhibit, you'll encounter an impressive array of snake species, each intricately showcased for their unique traits and ecological significance. From the subtle elegance of the DeKay's brown snake to the vibrant patterns of the corn snake, and the majestic presence of the eastern king snake, you'll marvel at the diversity of these misunderstood creatures.

But beyond their striking appearances, "Friends, Not Foes" seeks to challenge common misconceptions about snakes. Through interactive displays and informative presentations, visitors will discover the vital role snakes play in maintaining ecological balance. As natural predators of pests, these slithering allies serve as guardians of our ecosystems, contributing to a healthier environment for all.

Guided by the museum's passionate experts, guests will gain a newfound appreciation for these often-misunderstood creatures. Through engaging narratives and fascinating facts, visitors will learn to see snakes not as adversaries, but as essential allies in our shared natural world.

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