Bio-Ken Snake Farm
Reptile conservation and research centre, Watamu, Kenya
This website has been recently updated to the lastest Content Management System software, and a News Blog section included in the site; bio-ken.com has grown to be a comprehensive online source of information on herpetology and snake-bite.
Bio-Ken is a research centre, which deals with reptiles, especially snakes and snake-bite. Located less than 5 minutes drive from the hotels in Watamu - Kenya, it houses the largest collection of Snakes in East Africa and is open to the public.
There are about 127 different snake species in Kenya. Of these only 18 have caused human fatalities and only another 6 could kill you. Another 10 could cause you a lot of pain and the remaining 93 or so, are non-venomous nor dangerous.