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Extreme Animals, Birthday Parties and more..
Looking for a school or
 church program?

Our wildly entertaining, Extreme Animal programs encourage learning! There's a wide variety of Zoo 2 U Programs, Petting Zoos, lectures, field trips, birthday parties & more for ages: Pre-K through Adulthood. This makes us a perfect fit for schools, classrooms, churches and even Universities! With our unique, fun and totally customizable Awesome Safari programs, we can fit your needs! Our Animal Ambassadors can demonstrate aspects from a variety of topics related to Life Science so call today!   (405) 413-3174

Reptiles & Amphibians
Awesome Safari





Dinah brought Rock her bearded dragon and Sarah brought Liza her bearded dragon to the meeting Sunday and there was a lot of flirting going on.



Wild Yellow Rat Snake
that stays in my mouse building.

Click here to see slideshow of wild yellow rat snake

Click here for Slideshow



Honorary Members

   Margery Johnston  


FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission





New Wildlife Investigator in our Area

FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Investigator Kevin Larson
NC Region Investigations
Division of Law Enforcement

(386) 758-0529
(904) 536-5689, cell
(888) 404-FWCC (3922) Wildlife Alert




Reptiles & Amphibians of Duval County
Beaches Sea Turtle Patrol
FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
Frog Calls
Save the frogs Nonprofit
              FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission


Jacksonville Zoo
St Augustine Alligator Farm

MVP at the MOSH

Chuck brought his big tortoise
for all the visitors to see. 


Members  Profiles


Feb. 2015 - Kimmie (Henderson) Copeland

Please submit member profiles by the 15th of each month.




Our Meetings

The Jacksonville Herpetological Society is now a Non profit Organization.
 Join us on the first Saturday of each month 2:00PM -4:00PM  in the meeting room of MOSH

Museum of Science & History  (MOSH)
Museum of Science & History  (MOSH)
1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, Florida


Meeting 2015
Show and Tell, Swap and Sell




See Florida's Current rules and regulations concerning non-native species and wildlife kept as pets.
Click the link below



 Butterfly Festival
April 26
Treehill Nature Center
10 AM - 4 PM

Video above from a previous year.


Click here to read Wildlife Warriors of the Warrior Times

Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Ltd was established in 2002, initially by Steve and Terri Irwin, as a way to include and involve other caring people to support the protection of injured, threatened or endangered wildlife from the individual animal to an entire species.

Click here for Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve

The Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve (SIWR) is being threatened by strip mining. Cape Alumina Pty Ltd has lodged mining lease applications which include approximately 12,300 ha of the Reserve. Cape Alumina company documents indicate an intention to mine 50 plus million tons over a 10 year period commencing 2010. The greater part of this mine is on SIWR


Click here to read Wildlife Warriors of the Warrior Times

There is a crisis in the reptile community, a crisis of apathy. We are beset by interests that would end the hobby and business that all of us love. Animal Rights groups have been on the march for eight years on a national campaign to end reptile ownership state by state. They have successfully enacted their model legislation and restricted private ownership of many reptiles in about a dozen states.


Pet of the Month

This is Sarah with her favorite Bearded Dragon, Liza

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Help feed the little turtles
You drop feed each time you click your mouse.
Watch them go after it.


Last update:


Oct 22, 2015 


 USARK Important Announcement!






JHS Upcoming Events



Monthly Meeting
No Speaker 
There will be no Meeting


MVP  (Museum Volunteer Program) The MOSH has discontinued our MVP  with JHS and now works with the Zoo. There will be no more MVP's. 








Local Area Happenings  



Earth Day






Click here for pictures..


Butterfly Festival
The Butterfly Festival was April 29 at Tree Hill Nature Center




Mid West Tongs

We are pleased to be using Gentle Giant Tongs for our reptile rescue.


Click here to visit By The Mouse Farm

Thanks to Mike Frase of The Mouse
Farm for all his donations to
the JHS Reptile Rescue.
Click here to order-



Selected Regional Reptile Expos

    August  17 - 19 

Click here for infomation..

   The Largest Reptile Meeting
 In The World! 





Visitors since 2002 


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