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Bill Haast

Bill Haast works with a Chinese Cobra (AP Photo)
Bill Haast works with a Chinese Cobra (AP Photo)

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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" - Charles Sutton (Seattle, WA)
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." - Nick Z (Sebastian, FL)
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)" - Don Davis (New Iberia, LA)
January 21, 2015 "I want to thank this wonderful man for saving my life many years ago. You will always be one of my heroes. Rest In Peace, Bill." - Enrique Ramirez,Jr. (Plantation, FL)
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Bill Haast died Wednesday, he was 100. Haast remained director of Miami Serpentarium Laboratories near Punta Gorda until his death. The...
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