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YOUNG­STERS got the chance to learn about a va­ri­ety of dif­fer­ent rep­tiles when a show was held at Ger­rards Cross Memo­rial Cen­tre in East Common.

The Ser­pents and Dragons show pre­sented an op­por­tu­nity for chil­dren to meet and hold snakes, frogs, stick in­sects and other lizards.

Chil­dren got to look at the colours, hear the sounds and feel the dif­fer­ent tex­tures of th an­i­mals on sh

It was hosted by the Ser­pents and Dragons or­gan­i­sa­tion, which pro­vides the show at par­ties and other events to ed­u­cate chil­dren about an­i­mals.

BRAVE: (Above) Lily Rigby-Walden, seven, holds a royal python; (left) Joel Oshodi and Desola Omonijo, both seven, with a snake skin; three-year-old Henry George Wright holds a spiny stick in­sect

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HANDS-ON: (From left) Andy Lawrence from Ser­pents and Dragons, with Kim Pand­her, seven, and Amayah Pand­her, five, with a gi­ant African mil­li­pede

;( ) Finn­ley Read, eight, with

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