Cold-blooded animals’ body temperatures rely on external forces, such as the hot rays of the sun, icy gusts of wind, or the cool blast of a favorite chewing gum. Ogle nature’s thermometers with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $3 for one general-admission ticket (a $6 value)
- $12 for a family four-pack of general-admission tickets (a $24 value)
- $49 for a VIP after-hours tour for up to five people, which includes a personal guide, a framed group photo with an animal, and an opportunity to help feed the animals (a $99 value)<p>
Cold Blooded Encounters Science Center
Cold Blooded Encounters fills guests' days with a variety of science-related exhibits, interactive presentations, and games. The newly-opened Science Center schools visitors on topics from fossils and gemstones to fun kitchen chemistry and turtle races. At the Reptile Zoo meanwhile, an affable red-footed tortoise named Confucius and a gentle black rat snake named Oreo greet visitors. Secluded and multispecies habitats house more than 150 species of amphibians, fish, reptiles, and invertebrates, including fire salamanders, jewel cichlids, Kenyan sand boas, and whip scorpions.
Annual memberships grant gift-shop discounts, guest passes, and a family photo posed with an animal. Cold Blooded Encounters also reaches out to school groups from preschools to colleges with effusive educational programs and sends ambassadors to birthday parties, where children can help feed turtles or pose for photos with 8-foot snakes.
3513 W US Hwy. 74
Monroe, North Carolina 28110