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Cold Blooded Creatures of the Cache 

Date(s): 
  8/24/2013 
Time(s): 
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Saturday 
Description: 
How do you tell a male box turtle from a female?  Is there a difference in looks between the venomous copperhead and a harmless prairie king snake?  And what is the skink, "lizard", with a blue tipped tail?  Hear how to identify some of the Illinois native animals by their uniques characteristics and experience an up close and personal interaction with reptiles native to southernmost Illinois.

After the formal indoor program , please accompany the presenter on a hike to look for these cold blooded creatures along the Todd Fink, Heron Pond Trail. 
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Event Type: 
Family Event; Hiking; Indoor Event; Nature; Outdoor Event 
DNR Region(s): 
Location: 
Cache River Wetlands Center; Cache River State Natural Area 
Address: 
8885 State Route 37 South 
City, State ZIP: 
Cypress  IL  62923 
Directions: 
Contact person/email: 
Molie Oliver  / Molie.Oliver@illinois.gov 
Phone/Fax: 
618-657-2064  /  
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