See Texas Hill Country’s Snake Farm That’s Been Around For 50+ Years

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Just outside of San Antonio is an attraction well-known by locals and many passers-by: the Animal World & Snake Farm Zoo, known affectionately as “The Snake Farm” by reptile enthusiasts in the Lonestar State.

The Snake Farm has been in business since 1967 and got its start at the San Antonio World’s Fair. The attraction has come a long way in the past half-century. What started as business owner Mack McClung and three pythons has evolved into a green-focused organization that cares for a myriad of animals, including otters, alligators, lemurs, mountain lions, zebras, and more. Now owned by Dr. Eric Trager, the snake farm is a fully accredited zoo.

Of course, many animal lovers come to The Snake Farm to check out the reptiles, including a black mamba, a Burmese python, a gopher snake, a king cobra, and a reticulated python.

If the name sounds familiar even though you haven’t been in the area, there’s a good chance you learned about The Snake Farm when it was featured on the show Dirty Jobs!

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Many people pass through The Snake Farm on their travels and choose to support the organization through a symbolic animal adoption.

Donors can choose a donation level and enjoy a certificate of adoption, animal photo, and more.

Check out this fun video tour of the Snake Farm below!

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