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REPTILE RAMPAGE – March 6, 2016

ReptileRampage_Flyer2016_Nov5_2016Over 1,700 visitors enjoyed Reptile Rampage this year, the Wildlife Discovery Center's annual family friendly reptile extravaganza. This was definitely the place to learn about all kinds of reptiles. Thanks to our amazing and dedicated exhibitors, the day was filled with excitement and spectacular animals in every shape, size and color. Kids also enjoyed an activity area filled with fun reptile crafts and the WDC's very own Wild Side Store, where the favorite item was the plush pastel python.

We are grateful to our hard-working staff and volunteers who made sure Reptile Rampage ran smoothly. We are especially grateful to BTG International Inc. for once again sponsoring Reptile Rampage. This event would not be the success it is without their support.

Sponsor an event!

Help support the outreach and wildlife conservation efforts of the WDC with a corporate or individual event sponsorship. To find out more about the benefits of sponsorship, contact Rob Carmichael, Curator, at


Indoor Exhibits
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

(Closed on major holidays)

Outdoor Exhibits

Open Daily

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

SPECIAL NOTE: The WDC indoor exhibits may be closed periodically as we accommodate visiting school groups.  Outdoor exhibits will still be open.

Field Trip/Event Closure Updates:

Fridays 9/16, 10/14, 11/18 & 12/16 Classroom Exhibit Hall closed until 11:00am

Friday 11/11 Brief rotating room closures 12:00-2:00pm.  Other exhibits will be open while 1 is closed.


Admission to the WDC is FREE. Please NOTE, Free Admission is only for individuals and related families of 8 or less. Larger groups (schools, organizations, Scouts, tours, etc.) must set up a program prior to arrival and pay a fee that will be quoted by the WDC Curator. E-mail our Program Coordinator to set up your program. 

Visitor donations are encouraged and appreciated, and support the high-quality care we give our animals.

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220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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