This distinguishing facial feature is perfect for digging hidey holes in the hardened earth, arid grasslands and shrublands of their native habitats.
Part of a small and unique group of snakes, the Madagascar giant hognose is a rear-fanged species. With their fangs located at the back of their mouth, these predators can bite without injecting venom into their prey.
Madagascar giant hognose
Everyone has the power to help save wild things and wild places. That power is your individual voice, your awareness and your actions. So in addition to visiting the Zoo and meeting our animal ambassadors, here are a few simple suggestions that will help save their counterparts in the wild.
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