Reptile Discovery Center

The entrance to the Smithsonian National Zoo’s Reptile Discovery Center is stunningly grand.  The red bricked building has two turtles standing guard with large pillars rising up towards an exquisite mosaic of a stegosaurus.  Within its walls are roughly 70 species exhibited with even more at their Virginia site.  Two massive green anacondas, the world’s largest snake, were lounging in…