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Help Name Our Newest Nature Center Addition

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Photo by Suzy Lyttle

Plum Creek Nature Center has a new addition to its animal menagerie, and we need your help in giving this beautiful lady a name!

After the passing of Bud the ball python, which served as the nature center's resident snake ambassador for 10 years, the nature center recently acquired a new rescue animal. It's a ball python just like Bud, but this time it's a female.

This busy girl is about 5 years old, and is a mover and a shaker. But what to name her?

Help us choose just the right title, fitting for the special serpent that she is. We've provided four options below. All you have to do is pick your favorite, and then go to Facebook or Twitter to place your vote.

Voting closes at midnight on Wednesday, November 22 and the top selection will be announced the following week.

Which name do you like the best? Let us know.



Her skin shimmers in the sun like a new shiny penny! She also has copper tones throughout her scales. “Penny the Python” has a nice ring to it, we think.

Ball pythons are native to South Mali in West Africa. The name comes from the brown Mali garnet gemstone, and its colors range from yellow to brown.

Cleopatra or Cleo for short
Cleopatra was known for her great love and beauty, and was often portrayed with a snake or some type of snake-adorned jewelry.

This name comes from the TV show "Xena: Warrior Princess," and fits our new snake because she is a mighty and strong female!


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