The Miami Serpentarium was a unique place indeed. While Bill was extracting venom from various snakes from around the world, Clarita was the narrator. She would educate on lookers as to the true purpose of their work.

She had a wonderful gift, she was able to  transform people's fear into fascination.

 

One of the best way to describe the work at the Serpentarium was ...

"A STRANGE PLACE WHERE SERPENTS SINK THEIR FANGS INTO THE WORLD TO RELIEVE IT'S PAIN"

 

Bill Haast pioneered snake venom for medical research and so much more.

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At the end of each King Cobra demonstration Mrs. Haast would always add this phrase...

"When you meet them in your dreams tonight, you'll know how to catch em... there's nothing to it, when you know how"

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Mr. Haast and the King Cobra  was unforgettable.