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Reptiles slither into Ladson for Repticon

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LADSON, SC (WCSC) - A parade of reptiles and exotic animals will be visiting the Charleston area this weekend with the return of Repticon. The event takes place this weekend at the Ladson Exchange Park in the Creative Arts Building, located at 9850 US-78 in Ladson.

On Saturday, the expo will open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The expo is a celebration of thousands of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, spiders, and small exotic animals, providing the opportunity for families and children of all ages to learn more about the expansive variety of critters.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, and free for children under 5 years. VIP and advance tickets are available at the website.

Seminars will be hosted by industry experts, some of which will offer guests a chance to interact with live animals.

Vendors and breeders will be available to offer animals, merchandise, cages, supplies, live and frozen feeders, advice, and more.

Free-entry raffles will be held throughout both days for the chance to win prizes.

The current listing for events and activities is as follows:

Saturday 

  11:00 am -    AHP Exotics - TBD 

  12:00 pm -  Southern Charm Rabbitry - Rabbits 101 

  1:00 pm -   Reptile Collective - Ball Pythons 

  2:00 pm -   Bounty Hunter Exotics - Live Animal Presentation 

  3:00 pm -   Southern Charm Rabbitry - Rabbits 101 

  4:00 pm -   The Exotic Kingdom - Tarantula and Arachnids  

  Sunday 

  11:00 am -   AHP Exotics - TBD 

  12:00 pm -  Southern Charm Rabbitry - Rabbits 101 

  1:00 pm -  Reptile Collective - Western Hognose Snakes 

  2:00 pm -  Bounty Hunter Exotics - Live Animal Presentation 

  3:00 pm -   The Exotic Kingdom - Tarantula and Arachnids  

For more information and for a list of exhibitors, visit www.repticon.com/charleston.html.

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