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Old 10-03-03, 10:51 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Well I did a class presentation

I went to my sisters grade 6 class with my Ball python. handed out some sheds and only 2 kids in the class were afraid of the snake, the rest were like "me me I want to hold the snake" I let everyone that wanted to touch the snake. I even got the teacher who was afraid of snakes to hold the snake and one kid took a picture of her for the class wall. Its good to see that most of these kids didnt already have a ingrained fear of snakes. I would have brought the other snakes in but I wouldnt trust them to go around a class room without stressing and biting someone they want me to comeback another time but I want the second time to be better then the first any suggestions?

Ps Some of the kids knew something about snakes that impressed me quite a bit One was asking about Af rocks and why they were so "mean" I thought that was great

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Isn't it cool to see those young minds working.
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Sounds like it was a great success!
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Some of the kids knew something about snakes that impressed me quite a bit One was asking about Af rocks and why they were so "mean" I thought that was great
I get that kind of thing with me nephews too! I mean, they aren't really exposed to the hobby (except through me) so how do they know these things?? Its baffles me and astonishes me all at the same time!

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Old 10-03-03, 12:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Thats great Bryce sounds like a good time had by all. When I did my little presentation I heard a little girl saying that she was allergic to snakes I don;t know. Kids you gotta love! Way to go!!
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Awesome, im actually bringing my BP to the school i work for to do a presentation.

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Glad it went well for you, Bryce.
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Old 10-03-03, 01:31 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Thats awesome
I was thinking of doing the same in my little brother and sisters class.
I think a lot of kids watch shows like the crocodile hunter and the jeff corwin show. I think these shows are responsible for the young generations knowledge and understanding of reptiles.
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Sounds like everything went well for you, good for you.
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Sounds like a success Bryce! Way to go!
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Old 10-03-03, 05:51 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Awesome! The only suggestion I would have is have a hand washing session after for anyone touching the snake. I would say this is essential and mandatory.
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Sounds like you and the kids had a great time Congratz on the success, hope the second time will sound great.
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