Dangerous creatures – The evolution has begun...

  • 21 June 2012 | Cameron Glancey

The Dangerous Creatures exhibit has a new home

From humble beginnings in a room at uShaka Sea World aquarium, Dangerous Creatures has evolved into a permanent exhibit located at uShaka Village Walk.The new exhibit has not only moved, but has grown in size and in the number of exhibits. Numerous new animals have been added, and the old favourites like the western diamond-backed rattlers have been retained. New additions include one of the tiniest rattlesnakes in the world – the Massassauga rattlesnake – as well as the longest venomous snake in the world, the king cobra.

We have also not only expanded our snake collection, we have new frogs, lizards and spiders too. Over the next few months we will be bringing out some of our new additions that are still too small to show you, like the Vietnamese suntiger tarantula, but in the meantime we have loads more for you to learn about.

Our focus has shifted slightly, as indicated by our new slogan, "From Fear To Fascination", rather than "Feel The Fear!" We aim to take you on a journey from a point of fear to a point of fascination and interest in the stranger and less-understood "Dangerous Creatures" that inhabit the world we live in.

Your journey will be an experience that will stay with you for years to come, and hopefully leave you fascinated and enlightened.

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