Mexican lance-headed rattlesnake (Crotalus polystictus) at the St. Louis Zoo.
An Arizona ridge-nosed rattlesnake (Crotalus willardi willardi) at the St. Louis Zoo.
A spectacled cobra (Naja naja) at Reptile Gardens.
A death adder (Acanthophis pyrrhus) at Reptile Gardens.
A monacled cobra (Naga kauthia) at Reptile Gardens.
A krait (Bungarus sindonus sindonus) at Reptile Gardens.
A Sonoran whipsnake (Masticophis bilineatus) at Reptile Gardens.
A rhinoceros viper (Bitis nasicornis) at Reptile Gardens. This snake is venomous.
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