Need A Hug? How About One From A Reptile? - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

Need A Hug? How About One From A Reptile?

Posted: Updated:
ATLANTA -

They're in our rivers. They're in our yards. And sometimes...they get in our houses! Reptiles are part of living in Georgia -- and this weekend, one state park is offering a unique chance to learn more about our "hidden" neighbors.

Panola Mountain State Park is proclaiming this Saturday "Reptile Day" -- presented by specialists from the Georgia Reptile Society and Georgia Herpetological Society. It's a chance to get up close -- yes, up close -- to snakes and reptiles from Georgia (and around the world), and learn about these fascinating creatures. Scared? Don't be. Organizers say it'll be an interesting and fun day for participants. It's also a chance to explore the 1,635-acre Panola Mountain State Park, which offers hiking, geocaching, and even an archery range.

Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken is not afraid of snakes -- so he says -- and went to the park for a little preview of Reptile Day. Did he get a hug...or run screaming? Find out by clicking on the videos above.

  • Good Day ArchiveMore>>

  • Back to School Jamboree with Hosea Feed The Hungry

    Back to School Jamboree with Hosea Feed The Hungry

    Hosea Feed the Hungry will host their annual Back to School Jamboree on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Turner Field. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

    Hosea Feed the Hungry will host their annual Back to School Jamboree on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Turner Field. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

  • Good Day Atlanta

    From bean to cup: Inside Smyrna's Rev Coffee Roasters

    From bean to cup: Inside Smyrna's Rev Coffee Roasters

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 8:02 AM EDT2014-09-02 12:02:31 GMT
    If you're idea of a good cup of coffee is something strong from the old one-cup in your kitchen, it's time for a coffee education!
    If you're idea of a good cup of coffee is something strong from the old one-cup in your kitchen, it's time for a coffee education!
  • Nonprofit pairs shelter dogs with jail inmates

    Nonprofit pairs shelter dogs with jail inmates

    Monday, September 1 2014 1:24 PM EDT2014-09-01 17:24:57 GMT
    There is a program giving inmates and dogs a second chance. Canine Cellmates saves dogs from being euthanized and pairs them up with inmates at the Fulton County Jail.
    There is a program giving inmates and dogs a second chance. Canine Cellmates saves dogs from being euthanized and pairs them up with inmates at the Fulton County Jail.
Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices