- Approximately 1,000 animals are to be accommodated and cared for within the Reptile Zoo (yearly inspections by technical authorities).
- Recreational and educational centre for visitors.
- Education Centre for Children & Youth (Middle School Teachers hold the lectures).
- Species Conservation: the various protected reptiles are bred in order to prevent their extinction.
- Nature Conservation: development of the ARGE Sand Viper in order to pursue the protection of habitats.
- Animal welfare: Offspring of domestic snakes are released into the Carinthian wilderness (Carinthian Nature Protection Advisory Board).
- Training centres for apprentices.
- Training centres for executive authorities.
- Carinthia’s Reptile sanctuary
- Our operations to help people and animals (emergency number available 24/7).
- Serum Depository
The offspring of our Zoos are not a one-off accident nor are they random, they are instead the result of a continuous breeding effort over the years.
To name a few, we count the African dwarf crocodile Osteolaemus tetraspis; several kinds of giant snakes such as pythons, boas, Madagascar boas; poisonous snakes such as cobras, mambas, rattlesnakes; various species of lizards, local snakes and various species of turtles as examples of successful in-house breeding.