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Yucatan box turtle hatchlings and endangered Mang Mountain pit viper join OKC Zoo animal family

The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden welcomes five new Yucatan box turtle hatchlings and a female Mang Mountain pit viper to the Herpetarium, the Zoo’s reptile and amphibian habitat. Only discovered in 1989, Mang Mountain pit vipers are incredibly rare, among the largest vipers in the world, and masters of disguise. The species’ brown and green coloring makes the perfect camouflage for moving around the forest; even their eyes are skillfully hidden almost to the point of being... Read More
at Wednesday, September 12, 2018
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Behind Closed Doors

It’s not often that our big Reticulated python gets to wander the halls of the Herpetarium at the OKC Zoo but sometimes it is the only way to move her from one location to  another, or  just to let her stretch and explore.  Her massive size of over 20 feet long at nearly  140 pounds , combined with “I want to be left alone”  attitude, preclude  one from simply putting her in a box and toting her around.   Visitors  who... Read More
at Thursday, October 20, 2016
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