Ball Python >
Origin: Wester & Central Africa & Asia
Average Size: 3-5 ft.
Lifespan: 20+ years
Tree Frog >
There are over 1200 known species of treefrogs, many of which make excellent pets. Some are brightly colored while others blend perfectly with their environment.
Bearded Dragon >
In contrast to most lizards, bearded dragons are usually quite easy to handle. They are less active than most lizards and spend most of their time basking.
Lizards comprising the genus Uromastyx first arrived in the US pet trade in the early 1990's. At that time only wild-collected North African and Egyptian species were available.
Boas are often stout, powerful constrictors that give birth to live young, with a few notable exceptions. Several species are relatively docile, moderate in size, and easy to breed – ideal for beginners yet interesting enough for advanced keepers.
Poison Frogs >
The skin of poison frogs contains alkaloid toxins which are obtained from their natural diet of tiny insects. Most of these frogs are fairly harmless, even in the wild.
Collared Lizard >
The 6 subspecies of collared lizards inhabit rocky deserts and overgrown thorn scrub in the central and southwestern USA and can be found as far south as central Mexico.
Day Gecko >
Clad in brilliant colors, day geckos are among the most beautiful of all lizards. Active by day, they are ideally suited for life in naturalistic terrarium.
Corn Snake >
Also known as the Red Rat Snake (Pantherophis guttata), the Corn Snake is one of North America's most beautifully-colored reptiles
Frogs and Toads >
Among the nearly 6,000 known species of frogs and toads are some of the world's most fascinating and unusual animals.
Garter and Ribbon Snake >
North America boasts over 30 species of garter snakes, many common across their range and some endangered.
Chameleons are unique lizards and make fascinating pets
Centipedes and millipedes >
Centipedes and millipedes are placed by biologists in the same subphylum, Myriapoda, but most similarities end there.
The domestic cricket, Acheta domestica, can be both hardy and delicate.
Green Iguanas >
The Green Iguana is captive-bred by the millions on farms in Latin America. These lizards have specific requirements that need to be met in order for them to thrive
Green Anoles >
Green anoles are small, active lizards that make wonderful pets. This slender, arboreal lizard reaches 6-7.5 inches in length and varies in color from light brown to bright green or blue.
Hermit Crab >
People are often surprised to learn that Land Hermit Crabs engage in complex social behaviors
Horned Frogs >
The Argentine horned frog is one of the most popular frogs available in the pet trade.
King Snake and Milk Snake >
Kingsnakes and milksnakes are some of the most popular species to be bred in captivity on a large scale. Because of this there is a wide variety of subspecies, localities, and color morphs available in the pet trade.
Leopard Gecko >
The Leopard Gecko comes as close to being a perfect pet as a reptile can get. No wonder it is the world's most commonly kept lizard.
The term "newt" is not a scientific classification but is usually applied to small, semi-aquatic salamanders of the family Salmandridae. This family contains over 80 species that range throughout North America, Asia, and Europe.
Live Food >
An introduction to keeping live foods for your reptile.
Pancake Tortoise >
Origin: Pacman: Tanzania and Kenya
Habitat: Arid, Rocky Hillsides
Average Size: 6-8 inches
Life Span: 20-30 years
Tortoises are responsive and personable reptiles that make great pets if their needs are met.
Red Eared Slider >
Red-eared sliders are extremely active turtles with large appetites that spend their time alternating between swimming and basking.
Water Dragon >
The Chinese water dragon, Physignathus cocincinus, superficially resembles the green iguana, although the two species are not closely related or even found in the same hemisphere.
Rosy and Sand Boas >
Rosy and sand boas are popular pets that have been produced in captivity in large numbers.
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