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Which Ferguson Zone are Corn Snakes?

Corn Snakes are Ferguson Zone 1-2 Corn snakes originate from the grasslands of southeastern and central United States. Corn snakes are defined as crepuscular meaning that they are mostly active during dawn and dusk. But, they do also occasionally bask during the day. They are generally exposed to a UV Index of 0 – 0.7 […]

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Which Ferguson Zone are Royal Pythons?

Royal Pythons are Ferguson Zone 1 Originating from the grasslands and shrublands of West and Central Africa, Royal Pythons are defined as crepuscular meaning that they are mostly active during dawn and dusk. They are generally exposed to a UV Index of 0 – 0.7 with a maximum UVI of 0.6 – 1.4 if they […]

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5 Popular Royal Python Morphs

The royal python , also known as the ball python, is the most popular large snake we sell and one of the 2 species we recommend for new keepers. They get quite thick and have a much larger head than other snakes but they still only get 4-6ft in length so they are still easy […]

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Top 3 Pet Snakes for Beginners

Lets put it out there, snakes are the best! Imagine having a colourful and interesting pet that will enjoy attention when it’s provided but doesn’t need it to thrive. A pet that only needs feeding once a week or once a fortnight depending on the age and species. A pet that poops as much as […]

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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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How to set up a royal python enclosure

The royal python is one of our best-selling snakes for beginners or intermediate keepers as they normally have a brilliant disposition, are easy to keep and stay a manageable size. We’ve had another look at our online setup list and have made a few changes that should make it even easier to care for your […]

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How to Incubate Corn Snake Eggs!

Corn snakes are one of the UK’s most popular pet snakes and for good reason. Corn snakes have a great temperament, are very easy to care for, remain a manageable size and come in a variety of colours and patterns. At Northampton Reptile Centre they are one of the snakes we most often recommend to new […]

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