About Sam Shapter

Sam is the manager of Northampton Reptile Centre and consultant to the Realm of Reptiles franchise. Follow her on Twitter at @SamShapter
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Green Tree Skinks In-store! [VIDEO]

We’ve updated our animal list online! Before you take a look at all the reptiles, amphibians, spiders and scorpions we have, take a look at our Green Tree Skinks. They’re awesome! I like them so much, I’ve made a small video for you. Let me know what you think! Updated Animal List We’ve added new [...]

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Try Some New Livefood This August – In-store Special Offer!

A few questions… Have you tried crickets? Have you tried locusts? Have you tried mealworms? Have you tried waxworms? If you answered no to any of the questions above, this month’s in-store special offer is for you! To encourage you to try something new this August, we’ve dropped the price of our livefood by offering [...]

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Northampton Reptile Centre Open Day: Date Announced!

Keep the 2nd September 2012 free in your diary as it’s the annual Northampton Reptile Centre open day! Due to last year’s popularity, we’ll be having Sam’s Species Reptile Rescue coming along with a selection of some of their residents. This will include giant tortoises, large Burmese pythons, big boa constrictors and massive monitor lizards. [...]

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Looking for something to do this summer? Bring the kids to Northampton Reptile Centre

Summer is here and the schools are out! It’s not easy to entertain the kids for 6 weeks so we hope we can help you out. We’re offering you the opportunity to visit our centre with the kids (or if you are the kid, bring an adult!) and get handling all the great animals we [...]

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Are you a VIP member at Northampton Reptile Centre yet?

Are you a VIP member at Northampton Reptile Centre yet?

For a while now we’ve been trying to think of a way of giving something back to you to say thank you for your support over the years. Last week we launched our reptile V.I.P membership rewards, and I just wanted to make sure you all know about it. Reptile V.I.P membership ┬áis our way [...]

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200 free boxes of livefood being given away to celebrate shop extension. Get yours!

200 free boxes of livefood being given away to celebrate shop extension. Get yours!

2010 was a busy year for everybody at Northampton Reptile Centre. In fact the shop got so busy we had to extend it! Smashing down a few internal walls has made the shop, I guess, 50% bigger! I really, really, really, REALLY want everybody to come and see the changes we’ve made. So, we’ve decided [...]

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Want a Great Deal on a Great Animal? These guys are on special offer so be quick!

Want a Great Deal on a Great Animal? These guys are on special offer so be quick!

You fancy a new reptile? Now could be the time. We need to get some vivs empty for next week’s new arrivals, so I’ve put together a few very special offers to persuade you to add a new addition to your reptile family. They are collection only from the shop and on a first come [...]

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How reptiles took over my life!

How reptiles took over my life!

Hello, Sam here! Many of you know I haven’t been at work for a while as I’m recovering from an operation. I’m well on the mend now but I am missing the shop and customers! I thought to keep in touch I’d tell you all about how I got into reptiles and about some of [...]

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