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Little Ray's Reptile Zoo: Meet a Sloth and more!

January 18-20, 2019


CHARLOTTETOWN - MEET A SLOTH and so much more! Come to our annual Natural History Exhibition, coming to Charlottetown this January 18th, 19th, and 20th.

The Foundation for Animal Rescue and Education is combining forces with Little Ray’s Nature Centers and Nashwaak Valley Farms to bring you this fun, educational event for all ages. This 15,000 square foot exhibit features a Sloth, Camel, Armadillo, Barn Owl, Eagle Owl, Alligator, Snakes, Tarantulas, Tortoises, Bunnies, Ferrets, a full petting zoo, and much, more!

This amazing interactive, educational exhibit will feature over 30 LIVE ANIMAL EXHIBITS for people to enjoy at their leisure, 2 highly interactive 30-minute educational programs that will rotate 15 minutes apart each day and boat loads of staff with animals out for people to interact with in a family-friendly, hands-on environment. In addition to being fun and educational, it also supports many amazing causes!

Give yourself a good 1.5 to 2 hours to see and do everything.

PRESENTATION TIMES:
WEEKDAY:
Reptiles & Invertebrates - 1:15/2:45/4:15/5:45/7:15
Mammals & Birds – 2:00/3:30/5:00/6:30
**Please note the sloth only comes out during the Mammal & Bird presentations**

WEEKEND:
Reptiles & Invertebrates - 10:15/11:45/1:15/2:45/4:15
Mammals & Birds - 11:00/12:30/2:00/3:30
**Please note the sloth only comes out during the Mammal & Bird presentations**

*** ACCESSIBILITY $$$ - We are certain people appreciate the expense of putting on these events but we do not want to be cost prohibitive. If you know anyone who would like to attend but for one reason or another this is not possible for financial reasons, please email info@raysreptiles.com and we will gladly arrange entrance that works for them/you ***

*** SPECIAL TIMES FOR SPECIAL NEEDS FAMILIES - We recognize that many families have children with special needs who could benefit greatly from these events however, may not be able to attend as they may not do well in crowds. We will be opening at 9:00 am on SATURDAY for special needs families to attend as our guests. This first hour will be for you and of course siblings are welcome.

***SPONSORSHIP AND BOOTH OPPORTUNITIES*** - For the first time ever we are opening our events up for sponsors and we are offering space for booths. For further information please contact Julie Cole: jcole@littleraysnaturecentres.com

***CHARITY PARTNERS*** In addition to helping fund one of the largest animal rescues in North America (Little Rays Nature Centers), a portions of proceeds will be going to the Sloth Conservation Foundation & to the Wildlife Conservation Society. While these organizations will receive funding from these events, we also encourage everyone to check them out and give donations towards their excellent conservation efforts if you are able.

http://slothconservation.com/
https://www.wcs.org/

*** WHERE THE ANIMALS COME FROM – Animals at this event come from Little Ray's Nature Center which is the largest exotic animal rescue in Canada and provides sanctuary for hundreds of seized and unwanted pets until the best long term solutions can be found. About 80% of the animals in our care are unwanted pets or seized animals and we do not take animals from the wild to utilize in these programs. We do have some animals that were born at our facility or other facilities in Canada but 100% of the animals we receive calls about that are eligible to be released are released 100% of the time. Other animals in our care that are appropriate for programs such as these are utilized for fun, thought provoking, educational programs promoting responsible pet ownership and conservation. We hope you have a chance to see firsthand what we are all about.

For more info on Little Ray's Nature Center please visit:
www.raysreptiles.com

Please shoot us a message if you have any questions! We hope to see you at this event!

Price

Single Admission: $14.50
Admission with Facebook Share $12.50 ***
Each additional person past 4: $10
Kids under 3 are FREE

Advance sales (available up to 14 days before the event):
Regular admission: $12.50
Admission with Facebook share: $10***
Each additional person past 4: $8
Kids under 3 are FREE

Dates & Times

Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 1:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday, January 19, 2019 @ 10:00am-5:00pm
Sundau, January 20, 2019 @ 10:00am-5:00pm