Occasionally I like to highlight animals that, while not suitable as pets, are none-the-less of great interest to reptile enthusiasts. The Aruba Island Rattlesnake, Crotalus unicolor, native to a place known more for its resorts than for reptiles, is one such beast…from diet to range to appearance, it is most unique.
Please Note: I’ve had the good fortune of working with Aruba Island Rattlesnakes at the Bronx and Staten Island Zoos. This came about in connection with a lifetime of training and experience, supported by an emergency response team that would assure rapid care in the event of a bite. I would not keep venomous snakes in my private collection, nor should anyone. Read More »