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white lipped viper Trimeresurus (Cryptelytrops) albolabris

Eco Animal Encounters own a large collection of venomous snakes, mainly specialising and Southeast Asian and Australian species. We have been working with venomous snakes for over 10 years, both in captivity and in the wild.

Venomous. Snakes.

Establishing a wild-caught Malaysian king cobra, Ophiophagus hannah - feeding, husbandry, handling, medication

Venomous Snake Husbandry Resources

Establishing a wild-caught king cobra, Ophiophagus hannah - An article detailing the methods used to establish a fresh wild-caught Malaysian king cobra, Ophiophagus hannah. Includes information on husbandry, medication and feeding.


Captive care information for venomous snakes, particularly rarer species, is often limited, and so it is important for us to keep detailed notes on methods used for captive husbandry, maintenance and breeding. Whether you succeed of fail with keeping a species, this information can prove to be invaluable; after all, nothing will be learned without these details being put down on paper.



The articles on this page are written from our own experiences with the species we have kept or are currently keeping in our collection. They are for educational purposes only and are not intended to encourage the keeping of venomous snakes.


King Cobra

Breeding the Papuan taipan, Oxyuranus scutellatus canni - Having successfully bred the Papuan taipan on a number of occassions, we have put together an article detailing the methods that we use. Includes information on cycling, breeding, incubation methods and raising hatchlings.

Papuan Taipan

Six Months with the Fea's Viper, Azemiops feae - Husbandry notes detailing 6 months of captive care with a young pair of Yunnan province locality black-headed Fea's vipers, Azemiops feae.

Fea's Viper

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