Slithering snakes highlight next Thornhill presentation

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2002-07-17

Huntington, Ind.— Thornhill Nature Preserve will host Dr. Mike Rowley, assistant professor of speech at Huntington College, and his brother Todd as they present a humorous and educational show on snakes. The event will be Tuesday, August 6, from 7-8:30 p.m., and is free to the public.

The Rowleys will bring their various snakes to the presentation as they teach ways to identify poisonous and non-poisonous snakes and how to respond to and avoid snake bites. They will also dismiss myths about snakes, talk about the snakes’ eating habits and much more. The presentation guarantees to keep the attention of all ages as the snake experts will have a question and answer period.

For more information, contact Jule McKanna at 359-4120. Visit the Thornhill Nature Preserve web site for driving directions and upcoming events at www.huntington.edu/thornhill.

Huntington College is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 60 academic concentrations. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington College is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in Huntington, Indiana.

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