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5 Pet Lizards for Beginners

Lizards can make brilliant pets and they are probably the most popular group of pets we sell. That’s probably, at least in part, to some people being a little nervous around snakes, spiders and frogs when they enter the hobby but we’re sure it’s mostly how awesome the lizards we sell are! We have lizards […]


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The Largest Reptiles in The World!

Some of the largest animals to have ever lived were reptiles. Although the age of the dinosaurs, plesiosaurs and pterosaurs have gone, there are still some pretty big reptiles today. Listed below are the biggest reptiles from some of the most well-known taxonomical groups of reptiles. The Largest Snake Green Anaconda (Eunectes murinus) Whilst the […]


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Collared Lizard Care and Information

This year our store manager Sam has been bringing much more variety to the kind of reptiles we typically keep in the Northampton Reptile Centre. From this we have been able to get hands-on experience with many more amazing species of reptile and, in general, we have found that these less common species have been […]


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Frilled Dragons: The King Lizard

Frilled dragons (Chlamydosaurus kingii) are a majestic species from Australia who are known for their speed, ability to climb and large frills. When threatened the frilled dragon can rear up on 2 legs, using their tail for balance, and sprint away from the danger. If they feel they can’t get away or have just had […]


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Top 6 Arboreal Lizards

In our stores, we have noticed over Christmas and the new year that arboreal lizards have been very popular in store and we thought it might be helpful to outline the 6 most popular that we regularly keep. We’ve tried to provide a mix of geckos, chameleons and lizards, a few pros and cons for […]


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6 ‘Creepy’ Animals this Halloween!

Halloween is a special holiday all around the world and conjures certain images, one of which is certain to be creepy crawlies, large amphibians and sinister looking reptiles. Massive tarantulas, slithering millipedes and slimy snails are all definitely in keeping with the Halloween theme and can also make brilliant pets. Here are our top 5 favourite […]


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Grow Your Own Reptile Food! ProRep’s Edible Plants

The time has come to grow your own reptile food. In recent years it has become increasingly popular to include live plants in exotic pet enclosures. Every other gecko frog enclosure we sell seems to be a full bio-active kit and for good reason. It helps to keep humidity up, the plants oxygenate your tank and hard working […]


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