Pete Peterson: Qualified Venomous Snake Instructor
Venomous Snake Handling Experience: For 25 years Pete has been working and training others to work safely with a wide variety of venomous snakes and lizards in a zoological setting. He has cared for almost every species of venomous snake native to the midwestern United States along with a variety of cobras, Southeast Asian pit vipers and African venomous snakes. Pete has also participated in wild Caribbean Rock Iguana research and wild midwestern turtle research. Along with his reptile work, Pete has years of experience tracking, live trapping and relocating many different mammal species.