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Different Name; Same Great Snake: A General Overview of Corn Snakes

Taxonomy & Brain Haemorrhages Trying to keep up with all the taxonomic changes that occur each year is to me a mind numbing experience. Some people really enjoy taxonomy and I say to them more power to you. The hamster in my head starts twitching with epileptic spasms at about the third or fourth line […]


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Baby Brazilian Rainbow Boas Born at Northampton Reptile Centre

Wednesday was one of those great days around breeding season in the pet trade because today our big female Brazilian rainbow boa gave birth! Shortly after 9AM when doing the daily husbandry Anthony discovered a small number of babies hanging out in the boa enclosure. After a short while checking through vines and trailing plants […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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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New Royal Python Morphs In Stock! Which is best?

We’ve got a lot of new royal pythons at Northampton Reptile Centre! Here are some of my favourites! Which one do you like best? If you are interested in any of the snakes, or would like more information, please call us in the shop on 01604 753823.  


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