Touching a rattling rattlesnake rattle.  When the business end of the rattle snake is protected within the tube, children can safely touch a rattlesnake's rattle as it rattles.  When the children can actually touch the animals, they have "ownership" of that
experience - and that will stay with them for a lifetime.

"Cuddles" (right) is a 110 pound Alligator Snapping Turtle used in one of Mr. Schwartzman's popular talks.  The African Spur Tortoise (left)  is also one of a variety of live animals utilized in the "Triple T" program,  "Tortoises, Turtles, and Terrapins".

A Close Encounter with the skull of a Logger Head Sea Turtle skull
provides a good "hands on" demonstration.