The venom of vipers affects blood cells and causes internal hemorrhaging. Most vipers give birth to live young, although some lay eggs. Vipers are found in a wide range of climates, even north of the Arctic Circle.
Who’s at the Zoo: Eastern Massasauga, Timber Rattlesnake, Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake, Aruba Island Rattlesnake,Banded Rock Rattlesnake, Gaboon Viper, Taylor’s Cantil, Copperhead, Cottonmouth, Santa Catalina Island, Mexican Lancehead, Eyelash Tree Viper
Our snake exhibit is currently closed as we prepare for the exciting changes coming with Size, Speed & Venom: Extreme Snakes opening May 25
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.
Look no further. Connect with our amazing animals and learn about the wild places they come from.