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The biggest reptile expo in Queensland will hit the Brisbane Showgrounds on Sunday, March 25.

Next weekend the RepX Brisbane Reptile Expo 2018 will hit the Brisbane Showgrounds with more than 170 live animals.

Animals in the Reptile Zone include pythons, lizards, monitors, frogs and turtles.

The expo is a great opportunity for kids who favour snakes and lizards over dogs and cats to get up close with their scaly friends.

Alongside the range of reptiles, there will be a heap of different exhibitors including stingless bees that are native to Northern Australia, demonstrations by Bug Ed and the legendary ‘Birdman of Atherton’, Mark Culleton, with his majestic birds of pray.

Doors will open at 10 am on Sunday, March 25.

Fun facts about reptiles
In the lead up to the expo, why not get to know a little more about our scaly friends – here are our top five fun facts about reptiles!

  • Nearly all reptiles lay shelled eggs (kind of like a chicken does)
  • Almost all reptiles are cold-blooded (this is different from humans and other mammals, which are warm-blooded)
  • With more than 8000 species of reptiles on the planet, they are a diverse bunch including; crocodiles, turtles, lizards, snakes and much more
  • Some snakes can go months without eating … we can’t imagine a couple of hours without food
  • Reptiles can live a long time – with many of them outliving almost every other animal on the planet

Tickets at the Door
Adults (16+) – $15
Children (4-15yrs) – $8
Children (3yrs and under) – Free Entry
Family (2 Adults 2 Children) – $38
Concession/Student – $13


Buy your tickets online for a 10 percent discount.

Visit www.repx.com.au/tickets

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