Connecticut Exhibit Will Name a Cockroach After Your Ex and Feed it to a Snake on Facebook Live
Oh, tis the Valentine's Day season which not everyone is always a fan. So why not have some cathartic fun with that ex that did you wrong? Hey, even a bully you had zero romantic ties with works too, or that jerk of a boss.
According to Riverside Reptiles in Enfield, Connecticut just south of Springfield, Massachusetts, they're holding a fundraiser that will hopefully help ease your pain, make you laugh, and bring out some cheering while raising money for a good cause.
According to Yankee Magazine, this education center and exhibit is home to more than 200 creatures from alligators to spiders to frogs, lizards, and turtles.
And then there are the snakes, many venomous, who are quite hungry to help ease any frustrations or pain. For just $5 you buy one cockroach and then if you're up for it, you can watch the Riverside Reptiles staff feed your new purchase to one of their snakes live on Facebook at 4 pm on Wednesday, February 14th.
Cockroaches are natural food for snakes so this quirky fundraiser is a way to do something different and cathartic for Valentine's Day.
Yankee Magazine says this annual fundraiser is a great, inexpensive way to help raise money for Riverside Reptiles and animal care, which educates the importance of protecting some of our most feared animals. According to Riverside Reptiles, many of these maligned animals are already in trouble because of habitat destruction, global warming, or discarded pets.
More than 20% of the world’s reptiles face extinction, according to PBS so everything we do matters, even if it's raising money for a small reptile exhibit here in Connecticut and helping to change the world a little bit at a time.
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