Snakes

The Snake Pit Experiences Spike in Business Amid COVID Pandemic

The Snake Pit is Located 5211 Miller Trunk Highway in Hermantown

HERMANTOWN, Minn. – Pet adoptions are on the rise amid the coronavirus pandemic, and The Snake Pit is experiencing the spike firsthand. Owner Roger Hill says business has picked up while restrictions have been in place. With more people stuck at home, they’re looking for companions to care for, and cold-blooded creatures are no exception. The snake pit offers a…

Getting Up Close with Snakes at Pattison Park

Northlanders got an up-close look at snakes from the area and around the country Saturday

SUPERIOR, Wis.- Northlanders packed Pattison Park in Superior Saturday night to get a look at snakes of all shapes, sizes and colors. Participants of all ages got the rare opportunity to touch the snakes, feed a rat to one of them, and learn more about the reptiles native to the Northland and around the country. “It’s really interesting. We don’t…

Slithering Celebrities

Lake Superior Zoo Celebrates World Snake Day

Duluth, Minn.- The Lake Superior Zoo invited folks to slither out and celebrate with some serpents on Sunday for World Snake Day. It was a particularly exciting day for young Landon Dardis. “Because I got to have a snake selfie with a yellow snake,” he said. Guests got to meet 8-year-old Bullsnake Mr. Burns, and Monty: a 9-foot Burmese Python….

The Snake Pit Slithers into FOX 21

In This Week's Animal Answers, The Snake Pit Brings a Few Friends into the FOX 21 Morning Show

DULUTH, Minn. – Established in 1992, The Snake Pit offers educational opportunities for Northlanders to take part in. From birthdays to classrooms or any group event, owners Sarah Glesner and┬áRoger Hill┬ámake a dynamic duo sharing knowledge of their pets. In this week’s Animal Answers, Glesner brought in a Western Hog Nose Snake named Foxy. She is used as an education…