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For Immediate Release: November 7, 2018


Today, The Reptarium has welcomed a group of new baby alligators to the zoo.

Utica, MI. November 7, 2018 - The Reptarium announced today that the public will have the chance to see the new baby alligators on Saturday, November 10th from 4:00pm-9:00pm. Gatorland’s own Savannah Boan will be traveling from Florida to The Reptarium for the huge alligator reveal.

“We are extremely excited to welcome our newest residents to The Reptarium. Visitors will have the unique opportunity to interact hands-on with our baby alligators.”

Public Admission to The Reptarium is $10 per person and kids 3 and under are free. Once public hours are over, Savannah Boan and Brian Barczyk will be hosting an after-hours special event: Spend The Night With Alligators.

“Our after-hours event will give attendees the exclusive chance to handle our alligators and have a one-on-one sit down with Savannah and Brian.”

The event will be after public hours on Saturday, November 10th from 9:00pm-11:30pm. Cost of the event is $20 per person and will include a 2.5 hour Q&A with Savannah Boan, Gatorland’s Animal Educator and Crocodilian Enrichment Coordinator, and Brian Barczyk. More event details and tickets can be found at The Reptarium’s website.  

The Reptarium is headquartered in Utica, MI and is a Reptile zoo focused on giving visitors a hands-on experience. Opened in Fall of 2018, The Reptarium not only offers public visiting hours, but special events, private tours, and party packages. For more information, please go to

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