The wild comes to downtown

Fans of wild things watched movies, petted snakes and turtles, made flying squirrel nesting boxes and watched various demonstrations from a wide variety of outdoor groups at Wild South’s Wild Things Weekend.

The WNC Nature Center came with one of their owls, this one is blind in one eye, and is being shown off by Eli Strull of the Nature Center.

Birds of prey rehabilitation is what Wild for Life does. this is Junior, a broadwinged hawk with Susie Wright

Hammering nails into a new home for a flying squirrel is fun for this little nature lover.

A whole handful of rat snakes keeps the kids attention

A toad turns his back on his public

Kids meet Gollum, an Eastern Hellbender

Sometimes owls don’t cooperate like we would like


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