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Reptile House

A dynamic and diverse collection of reptiles and amphibians

The Reptile House was completed by the Civil Works Administration (CWA), the precursor to the WPA, at a total cost of $150,000. This building was constructed all by hand and with salvaged brick from abandoned local structures, timber from Wabash Railroad Roundhouse and stone from Ohio and Erie Canal locks and piers. This exhibit include various snakes, turtles and amphibians, as well as the notable Saltwater crocodile, Baru.


Saltwater crocodile (Baru)

Crocodylus porosus

Galapagoes tortoises

Chelonoidis niger



Reticulated python

Malayopython reticulatus

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