ROBSTOWN, Texas — Fans of all things creepy and crawly slithered down to the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds this weekend to get up close and personal at the HERPS Exotic Reptile and Pet Show. 

'HERPS' as they call it, showcases all kinds of amphibians and reptiles for potential pet owners, or people just looking to learn more about them.

This is actually the fifth year the expo has made a stop in the area.

Shawn Gray, the owner of HERPS, says the animals they have are mostly from local breeders and are certainly not wild animals.

"Most of the animals are captive bred. You will have some import and when we say import, they're bringing in imported animals to work with different bloodlines, so they're breeding those imported lines into captive-bred lines to help produce results and help produce healthier animals and things like that," said Shawn Gray.

The show is done for the day but will continue tomorrow again at the Richard M. Borchard Fairgrounds from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will also return in August.

For more information on the HERPS Exotic Reptile and Pet Show, visit their website

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