A serpentarium is a reptile zoo or reptile park. Many serpentariumsalso have reptile sales departments.


The Miami Serpentarium opened in 1948 and closed in 1984.


Most serpentariums have snakes that visitors can handle, as well asa party room at the zoo for children's birthday parties.

Notable serpentariums

Notable serpentariums include:
*Seaway Serpentarium in Canada
*Cape Fear Serpentarium in Wilmington North Carolina
*Edisto Island Serpentarium

External links

* [ Seaway Serpentarium (Canada) Snake Gallery]
* [ Cape Fear Serpentarium Wilmington North Carolina]
* [ Edisto Island Serpentarium]

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