NEW CANAAN — Cold-blooded critters were the topic of Family Fun Night at the New Canaan Nature Center on Friday with a special evening program featuring some special guests.

Staff educator ran a program for families that featured visits from various reptiles from around the world, including a bearded dragon named Hashtag, a leopard gecko named Gilbert, two turtles, and two large snakes.

Kids and parents learned some fun facts about the animals, but also enjoyed some hands-on contact with the creatures too.