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Common/Uncommon Snakes of Kansas • Harvey County

Tuesday, Mar 26th, 2019 @ 6:30pm
Dyck Arboretum of the Plains • 177 W. Hickory Street • Hesston, KS • Map

Snakes are fascinating creatures. Fort Hays State University’s Sternberg Museum of Natural History’s Zoologist Curtis Schmidt is a great advocate for this segment of reptiles. But they are largely misunderstood, and commonly feared due to a lack of education. There are roughly 100 species of snakes in Kansas, and Curtis will address a subset of the common and not so common species one could encounter in South Central Kansas. He’ll even talk about some of the venomous species and snakebites. Prepare to gain a greater appreciation for this much maligned yet important part of our state’s wildlife population. Live specimens may be present! (Photo: Eastern Hog-nosed Snake, Curtis Schmidt)

Lecture begins at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $5 per person.

Contact: Brad Guhr brad.guhr@hesston.edu 620-327-8127

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Sponsor: Dyck Arboretum of the Plains

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