Marvel At Reptiles From Around The World At The Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary In Arizona
From snakes to crocodiles to tortoises, reptiles are an incredible class of animals that inhabit every continent except Antarctica. Here in Arizona, one nonprofit organization goes to great lengths to rescue and rehabilitate reptiles from all over the globe, in addition to educating the public on how to best help conserve endangered species. You can visit the Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary and enter a turtle enclosure, hold snakes, and even touch an alligator!
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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