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There are many forms of reptile facts floating around the Internet. There are facts about reptile husbandry and breeding, there are facts about reptile news and laws and there are facts about the everyday interaction of reptile keepers across the country. On our reptile blog we devote daily space to cover these facts and other information about reptiles.

What is a ball python morph?

what is a ball python morph

A ball python morph is a color or pattern variation (sometimes both) caused by a genetic mutation that induces a deviation from the standard wild-type ball python appearance. Unlike other snakes whose appearance varies based on their subspecies ...

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Is a Ball Python a Good Pet? Why or Why Not?

is a ball python a good pet

 5 Reasons Why a Ball Python is a Good Pet Social, docile, and low-maintenance are just a few of the qualities that make a ball python a good pet. In fact, these medium-sized snakes make such great pets that they’re widely regarded as one of the ...

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What types of milk snakes make good pets?

what types of milk snakes make good pets

Choosing a milk snake as a pet can be difficult since there are many types of milk snakes to choose from. In fact, there are 24 milk snake subspecies with half of them being commonly found at pet stores. Known for their vibrant appearances and ...

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Facts About the Nicaraguan Central American Boa

facts about nicaraguan central american boas

The Nicaraguan Central American Boa is a unique member of the Boa constrictor family and makes for a great intermediate pet for an experienced snake owner. Dwarf boas as pets are fairly easy to care for since they are not aggressive and easy to ...

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What are the best beginner snakes?

what are the best beginner snakes

There are over 500 species of commonly sold snakes, which can make choosing a good beginner snake a challenging endeavor. While all snakes are cold-blooded and scaly, their needs can vary greatly by breed. Fortunately, we’ve already done the ...

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Keeping Bearded Dragons As Pets

keeping bearded dragons as pets

Bearded dragons, also known as beardies, are types of lizards that are native to Australia. They come in different colors, but are mostly a light tan or brown color. They have a thick and long tail plus a beard-like spiky collar on their neck. ...

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What are some types of Colubrid snakes?

types of colubrids reptile article

If you are interested in pet snakes, it might be a good idea to find out more about some of the different types of Colubrid snakes available. One of the largest of the snake families, Colubrid snakes are characterized by the absence of hind ...

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What are the benefits of having a reptile pet during COVID-19?

What are the benefits of having a reptile pet during COVID-19?

Having a reptile pet seems like the ideal choice in the current times, as it can help you in more ways than one. The coronavirus pandemic has changed lives drastically. Social distancing is the new norm. With no treatment or vaccine in sight, ...

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Florida Reptile Law Bans Sale of Tegus and Iguana iguana Species

Florida reptile law bans tegus and green iguanas

As of July 1st a new Florida reptile law bans the sale of tegus and green iguanas. This happened despite the expressed wishes of thousands of Floridian reptile keepers and businesses. Governor De Santis signed Senate bill 1414 into law on June 29.

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When will 2020 baby ball pythons arrive?

2020 baby ball pythons

It’s the time of year when the question on everyones mind is when will 2020 baby ball pythons arrive? The answer is that there are eggs on the ground and some lucky breeders have started hatching baby snakes already. So it is safe to say ...

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