Snake Mark/Recapture

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  • Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park

  • Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park

  • Photo courtesy North Carolina Zoological Park

Snake Mark/Recapture

Wild snakes are commonly found on the grounds of the North Carolina Zoological Park. In order to learn more about these native snakes, a group of researchers is running a "mark/recapture" study that will help them estimate the number of snake species present in the park, the number individuals representing each species and, finally, the demographics of those populations.

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