serpentarium


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ser·pen·tar·i·um

 (sûr′pən-târ′ē-əm)
n. pl. ser·pen·tar·i·ums or ser·pen·tar·i·a (-ē-ə)
A place where snakes and sometimes other reptiles are kept for display or study.
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The nearby Skye Serpentarium offers you the chance to handle exotic reptiles and snakes and it's perhaps no coincidence the local hospital is just a mile down the road.
Examples included: ambleshoot / smoothable, clearstone / tolerances, gallinapper / apparelling, presmuterian / serpentarium, and sidegodlin / disloigned.
The Zoo crew is headed to The Seaway Serpentarium, home of Blade and Suede, a pair of Orinoco crocodiles.
The Serpentarium has been covered with gunny bags to keep the reptiles warm.
jararaca were maintained under captivity in the serpentarium of the Universidade Regional de Blumenau, Santa Catarina State, Brazil (900238/Ibama).
On Skye, Jack was keen to stop at the Serpentarium.
ZOOLOGIST (animal expert) Scott Petersen at the Serpentarium and Reptile Zoo in Goldbar, Washington, will try anything to cure people of arachnophobia (fear of spiders)--even letting a Brazilian black tarantula crawl across his face.
Jasmine, a 10ft boa, confounded experts at her Serpentarium in Broadford on the Isle of Skye - after giving birth to twice as many snakes as expected.
But some touches at the resort are jarring: there are snakes confined behind glass displays at Gamboa's serpentarium and alligators sit in display pits.