Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Animalogy visits Lewis County Library

 

Lewis County Public Library and Archives met with Shawna from Animalogy for a fun program with live animals. Attendees met a uromastyx lizard from Asia and learned how it pretends to be poisonous, but is really harmless. Next a Gila monster made an appearance, and Shawna shared how, while they are venomous, the venom is actually beneficial for diabetes treatment. The Puebloan milk snake worried a few of the older attendees in the crowd until they found out it is a type of king snake that eats other snakes like cottonmouths and copperheads! Cries of "Mrs. Simone!!!!" rang out when Stephanie,...



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