Silent Slither Towards Extinction:  8 Endangered Snakes You Need to Know About 

 May 25th, 2024

Team LTG

Snakes are crucial to ecosystems, but many face extinction. Discover 8 species on the brink and learn why they need our help. 

 Location:  Saint Lucia (Caribbean Island) Threats:  Invasive species, habitat loss, and persecution. 

Saint Lucia Racer

Location:  Aruba (Caribbean Island) Threats:  Habitat destruction, road mortality, and illegal collection for the pet trade. 

Aruba Island Rattlesnake

Location:  Antigua (Caribbean Island) Threats:  Invasive predators, habitat loss, and limited range. 

Antiguan Race

Location:  Round Island (Mauritius) Threats: Invasive species, habitat degradation, and limited genetic diversity. 

Round Island Boa

Location: Black Sea Region (Eastern Europe) Threats: Habitat loss, illegal collection for the pet trade, and human disturbance. 

Orlov's Viper

Location: Philippine Threats: Habitat loss, illegal wildlife trade, and persecution. 

Philippine Cobra

Location: Santa Catalina Island (California, USA) Threats: Habitat loss, invasive species, and small population size. 

Santa Catalina Island Rattlesnake