January 19, 2017
"Dr. Haast was a wonderful human being. I hope he is in heaven today. During the 1950's I remember many TV News broadcasts following the Dr's car through traffic with a police escort on his way to inject some suffering soul with some of his own blood as an antidote for a poisonous snake bite. His research saved untold thousands of lives."
Joseph Papierz Jr
(Deerfield Beach, FL)
November 06, 2015
"I remember Mr. Haast saying "No one should fear death, it's such a relief" (after he'd been being bitten by a Krait).
He was a fabulous man. He took my fascination of snakes where I would never have taken it. I still run from Garter snakes but my fascination of them still remains thanks to you Sir, (especially the deadlier species).
God Bless Your Soul Sir.
Charles W. Sutton, US Navy-Retired"
October 09, 2015
"He and the Serpentarium were a legend. Was there many times. Back then, Monkey Jungle, Parrot Jungle, Coral Gardens, Serpentarium, (further away but equal: weeki watchi, cypress gardens"
September 02, 2015
"Also as a child growing up in Miami, every year in the 60's-70's a school field trip to see Bill at the serpentarium. His talks and demonstrations were a master class on the true nature and value of venomous snakes. His educational and life saving contributions to the world are unequaled due to his pioneering work-labor of love handling the deadliest reptiles known. It was a privilege to watch, learn from and talk with him."
August 30, 2015
"I remember reading about Bill Haast when I was growing up. I have always had an interest in reptiles, eventually keeping monitors and several other species of lizards.Bill Hasst was a part of my growing up.i know he will be missed. - Don Davis (New Iberia, LA)"
(New Iberia, LA)