San Diego, CA (PRWEB) July 03, 2012
While most people will be trying to beat the heat this summer, geckos are reveling in it. These cold-blooded creatures will welcome the July warmth as Petco™ shows them off at their monthly Meet the Critters event. Children and adults will have an opportunity to get up-close and personal with the unique animals that are one of the most popular reptile pets. Guests are welcome to get hands on with the colorful, velvety and friendly creatures the weekend of July 7 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The event will also offer an educational Meet and Greet for attendees to ask questions and learn if a gecko could be the right fit for their household.
Some of the fun facts that guests can learn at the Meet the Critters event include:
For more information on July’s Meet the Critters Gecko event, please visit http://www.petco.com/kids.
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