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Suds and Salamanders

Suds and SalamandersJoin National Zoo animal keepers, brewers from Hellbender Brewing Company, and volunteers for an evening dedicated to all things local. Sample DC's newest beer while helping to raise money for the region's amazing salamander species.

Mingle among the salamanders, snakes, crocodiles, frogs, and turtles at the Reptile Discovery Center while enjoying beer and appetizers. Your ticket includes the following:

  • Complimentary craft beer from Hellbender Brewing Company, poured by the brewers themselves
  • The opportunity to be up close and personal with some of the exhibit's reptiles and amphibians
  • Hearing animal keeper and scientist talks scheduled throughout the event about the latest Zoo-led conservation efforts
  • Visiting education station tables
  • The opportunity to bid on unique items at the Salamander Silent Auction
  • Free appetizers

Where: The National Zoo's Reptile Discovery Center
When: Friday, September 20, 2013
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Tickets: $20 for FONZ members/$25 for non-members
Please note you must be 21 or older to attend this event.

100% of your ticket proceeds go toward building a new exhibit for salamanders from Appalachia, where about 77 species of salamanders live. About half of these salamander species are found nowhere else, and most face increasing threats to their survival.

Salamander AmbassadorsSuds and Salamanders is sponsored by the Salamander Ambassadors, a group of Friends of the National Zoo volunteers who are working to help the National Zoo help salamanders. Learn how you can help too.

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