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Quiz: Where Are These Pet Reptiles Native To?

We have hundreds of species of reptiles available today and they make a great pet! Most are bred in captivity these days, but do you know where their wild cousins are from? Is your beardie Brazilian or Australian? Answer the 10 questions in this quiz and see how good your reptile geography is! [interaction id=”56bde2033c42ab681c775626″]

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How to Set Up a Bioactive Royal Python Vivarium

The term bioactive is one that has been thrown around a lot amongst the reptile groups and forums over the past few years, even though it’s methods have been around for much longer (many of the various frog keepers can tell you this!). In a nut-shell, using a suitably sized vivarium for your Royal, you create […]

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7 Awesome Pet Snakes

Here at Northampton Reptile Centre, the team have kept and sold a lot of snakes. There are definitely a lot of species out there that make brilliant pets. Here is a list of some of our favourite snakes either for their appearance, temperament or ease of care. 1. Royal Pythons Royal Pythons are a massive part of the snake world […]

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What Makes a Hognose Snake the Perfect Pet for You?

Here at the Northampton Reptile Centre we love the hognose snakes. They only grow up to around 24” in length and have a great temperament. This animal is perfect for first time snake owners and seasoned veterans as its behaviour and mannerisms are both delightful and interesting. They are found in America, Mexico, South America and Madagascar. […]

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A few of Cameron’s Carpet Python Morphs

As you may know, I love carpet pythons! Here are a few of my private collection at home! In this vivarium I have a bredl’s carpet, irian jaya, jaguar and an irian jaya x jaguar. I plan to grow these guys up to adults for future breeding projects. I hope you enjoyed the video, if […]

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Snakes striking at frozen mice. Watch the video!

Frozen mice are what all of our small and medium sized snakes get to eat every Wednesday (the bigger guys get rats or rabbits). Out of the freezer in the morning and fully defrosted by the afternoon. Last week I thought I’d film Sarah and Duncan serving up dinner to a few of our snakes […]

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