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Photo feature: Some scaly specimens

Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — Rebekah Gilmore, left, is slightly more excited than Jared Barron to get an up close look at a coachwhip snake during a presentation by Terry Vandeventer, the self-proclaimed ‘snake man,’ at the Ferriday branch of the Concordia Parish Library on Tuesday afternoon.
Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — Rebekah Gilmore, left, is slightly more excited than Jared Barron to get an up close look at a coachwhip snake during a presentation by Terry Vandeventer, the self-proclaimed ‘snake man,’ at the Ferriday branch of the Concordia Parish Library on Tuesday afternoon.

 

Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — Vandeventer brought many snakes, including this corn snake, to the library. At left, Vandeventer shows a group of children a snake egg while doing a presentation at the library. He explains how the eggs are soft and that they expand as the developing snake grows inside them.
Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — Vandeventer brought many snakes, including this corn snake, to the library. At left, Vandeventer shows a group of children a snake egg while doing a presentation at the library. He explains how the eggs are soft and that they expand as the developing snake grows inside them.

 

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