A Reptile Encounter will give you and your audience a close up look at a fascinating group of animals, the reptiles of course. Reptile expert, Mark Perpetua, will both educate and entertain while he discusses the role of these animals in ecology. Watch as he handles alligators, rattlesnakes and gets 'wrapped up' with a python.
Reptile Encounters is owned and operated by Mark Perpetua. Mark is a high school biology teacher and naturalist from Saugerties, NY. He has spent over 30 years working with reptiles and educating the public. Mark holds a Masters degree from the State University of New York at New Paltz. He did his thesis on python breeding and genetics. Mark also spent 6 years working with an accredited reptile zoo while he maintained his own collection. He has presented thousands of programs for a variety of events including: