Brooklyn Children's Museum celebrates birthday of 19-year-old snake, Fantasia

The Brooklyn Children's Museum celebrated the birthday of a 19-year-old snake. The 22-foot reptile named Fantasia weighs in at 300 pounds. She was brought out

The 300-pound reptile let kids touch her skin while asking snake handlers questions.

The 300-pound reptile let kids touch her skin while asking snake handlers questions. (5/13/13)

BROOKLYN - The Brooklyn Children's Museum celebrated the birthday of a 19-year-old snake over the weekend.

The 22-foot reptile named Fantasia weighs in at 300 pounds. She was brought out of her cage for families to greet her and didn't mind having kids touch her skin.

Snake handlers were also on hand to answer questions.

Fantasia only comes out of her cage a couple of times a year.
 

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