The Phoenix Herpetological Society is featured in “The Reptile Sanctuary,” a documentary that explores the psychology behind people’s fear of reptiles— often linked to their fear of the unknown—and reptile rescue efforts in Arizona.

The goal of filmmaker Kim Wagner-Hemmes is to educate, encourage acceptance, and remove the stigma of fear that is often attached to these beautiful exotic creatures. The DVD is available for purchase at:, as well as on ($14.99 at both sites).



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