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Waxy Monkey Tree Frog

Waxy Monkey Tree Frogs in Captivity

The waxy monkey tree frog Phyllomedusa sauvagii is also known as the Chaco Leaf Frog. Common name(s) aside, these are interesting frogs more for intermediate keepers than beginners. Some of their requirements are slightly harder to recreate and are unusual for amphibians. The best way to understand these frogs is to look at their natural […]

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Pacman Frogs – An amphibian with attitude

If you’re from the UK, like me, you’ll be very familiar with the gentile pond frogs (Rana temporaria) we get over here. They kinda sit there, you put one in your hand… they kinda still sit there. Occasionally you’ll find one of the randy little fellows humping your goldfish, but in all honesty (and as […]

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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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Who are the exotic animals supporting this world cup?

I’ll make no secret of it, I’m quite excited about the world cup! BUT, this is a reptile blog, not a football one. Just so I could indulge in a little football, I thought I’d wright a bit about an animal that is native to each of the competing nations. Some of these reptiles and […]

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How good are these reptile photos!?

I thought I’d share with you a few of the photographs we have had taken of some of our animals recently. The photos were taken by Mike and Sarah from First Site Images. I think they are are superb, but what do you think? Let us know which are your favourites in the comments box at […]

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Six strange animals, but which is the most unusual?

Working with reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates I get to see my fair share of strange animals. Below are 6 animals that I found in the shop today that I think are a little bit unusual. I’d be interested to hear which you think is the weirdest, or the most wonderful. Albino Soft Shelled Turtles These […]

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Beautiful Red-eyed Tree Frogs

The Red-eyed Tree Frog (Agalychnis callidryas) is one of the most spectacular amphibians we see for sale in our hobby. I don’t think I’ll ever tire of these amazing animals so I wanted to make sure you all get to see how special they are. The inexperienced may overlook what they perceive as a ‘green […]

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