Indian River Reptile Zoo

The Indian River Reptile Zoo is a great place to get up close to some amazing reptile species including many venomous species of snakes.  The Indian River Reptile Zoo is Canada’s only accredited reptile zoo that opened in 1999. and is the only reptile facility to stock antivenin for the venomous snakes that call the…

Rich Environments Abound at the Dublin Zoo

Much of the Dublin Zoo’s African Plains exhibit is composed of a string of man-made islands in their large natural lake.  It’s on one of these large islands you’ll find the Gorilla Rainforest exhibit that includes not only a large, lush green island with various trees and climbing structures but also an indoor enclosure.  Encompassing 12,000 square metres, the…

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…