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SNAKES AND LIZARDS

While many shirk away in fear, you have the chance to face (and conquer) your fears with our ever-charming scaly residents! View, pet, and even hold these incredible animals! All of our snakes and lizards are former pets that were in need of a new home.  

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Our Snakes

Burmese Python

Python bivitattus

Lifespan: 25 years

Max size: 23 feet, 200 pounds

Diet: Small mammals and birds

Conservation status: Vulnerable

Fun Fact: We swallow all of our food whole! We do this by separating the two halves of our lower jaw  enough to swallow surprisingly large prey!

Redtail Boa

Boa Constrictor

Lifespan: 30 years

Max size: 13 feet, 60 pounds

Diet: Small mammals, birds, monkeys

Conservation status: Not evaluated

Fun Fact: We have several small, hook shaped teeth designed for holding onto our prey.

Reticulated Python

Malayopython reticulatus

Lifespan: 20-30 years

Max size: 30 feet, 350 pounds

Diet: Deer, pigs, other small mammals, birds

Conservation status: Not evaluated

Fun Fact: I have a sixth sense called the Vomeronasal System. These are sensory organs in the roof of my mouth I use to detect prey. It is a bit like your sense of smell!

Our Lizards

Green Iguana

Iguana iguana

Lifespan: 20 years

Max size: 6.5 feet, 11 pounds

Diet: Greens, leaves, flowers, fruits, vegetables

Conservation status: Not evaluated

Fun Fact: We are excellent climbers and extremely fast runners. We have even been known to survive falls of over 40 feet.

Bearded Dragon

Pogona

Lifespan: 10 years

Max size: 22 inches, 18 ounces

Diet: Greens, leaves, flowers, fruits, vegetables, insects, worms

Conservation status: Least Concern​

Fun Fact: When we are angry, we open our mouth, puff up our "beard" and it turns dark black to scare predators