Last month, the society received 500 abused snakes and lizards rescued from a Texas wholesaler; PHS still has more than 100 of them.
Milk snakes, king snakes, a Chinese water dragon and a leopard gecko — all non-venomous creatures — are available for adoption for about $70.
More dangerous creatures, including poisonous snakes and alligators, and more unusual animals are shipped to zoos across the country.
“We’ve shipped everything from cobras to vipers, copperheads, water moccasins,” said PHS representative Russ Johnson. “All kinds of rattlesnakes.”
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