Posted by: Beck_JaydenEllaBrody
No.. we had no warning. I dropped him off one day and noticed a big glass terrarium (or whatever they are called) and just assumed there was some lizards in there then the next day it had like a 2m long snake in it... so i thought it mustve just been there for the kids to look at... then that afternoon they had photos up of all the kids touching the snake and holding its tail etc..
HOLY CRAP!!! If I had any other options for childcare I would be withdrawing my child immediately from the centre myself. It think, in the case of something like a snake, all parents should have been notified of their intention to bring a snake into the centre full time and all parents should have been given the chance to voice objections to the idea.
I have no issues with a school/preschool getting a visitor from a reptile park in to show some snakes and lizards in and to educate them on what to do if they see a snake because they will be taught that some snakes are dangerous etc and it would be an educational experience and a one off thing but not a full time pet.