Snakes at mall attract crowds

DUBAI — The Snake Forest at BurJuman is turning out to be a huge draw. The collection displays snakes of 17 different varieties, mostly tropical ones. The exhibition runs until February 2 and concludes with the DSF.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Fri 2 Feb 2007, 9:18 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 2:24 AM

The snakes featured are of rare species. These are the personal collection of Lieutenant Salem Mohammed Ali who explained that the motive of the exhibition was to dispel the misconceptions about the reptiles.

Information about each of the displayed snakes at exhibition is also available to visitors.

Most of the snakes have been brought from the United States of America and belong to four different species. Some among them are the Corn Snake which lives in corn fields, Ghopher Snake and the King Snake which eat all other snakes. None of the exhibited species of snakes are poisonous and visitors are welcome to take pictures with them.



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