Deserts

Deserts

Experience our brand new exhibit, Size, Speed & Venom: Extreme Snakes.

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Meet 20 of the largest and most dangerous snake species on the planet as part of our new exhibit, Size, Speed & Venom: Extreme Snakes!

Step inside the Deserts Dome and discover an arid oasis surrounded by beautiful and mysterious creatures — some of the friendlier ones are even free-roaming!

Sunlight fills the space and guests can often see lizards sunning on rocks high overhead close to the windows. The temperature-controlled climate remains above 80 year round, providing a warm environment where our species can thrive.

The hot, dry environment might not be hospitable for some species, but it’s home for these creatures.

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African Plated Lizard
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Bearded Dragon
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Blue-Tongued Skink
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Boas
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Colorado River Toad
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Common Chuckwalla
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Elapids
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Gila Monster
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Iguanas
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Meerkats
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Pythons
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Spiny Tailed Agama (Uromastyx)
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Turtles and Tortoises
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Vipers
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