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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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Open weekend photos are ready to download now!

Thank you everybody who had their photo taken in front of the green screen at our recent Reptile Centre open weekend. And a bigger thank you  for your donation to Sam’s Species Reptile Rescue, you helped to raise a lot of money that will be used to take care of ill-treated and unwanted reptiles. Apologies […]

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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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How to turn your Reptile Hobby into a Business

When my husband and I started Northampton Reptile Centre 16 years ago, it was the biggest decision of our life. The reptile hobby was relatively small back then, the equipment used was nothing like it is today and many of stores displayed miserable looking pets that were, in all honesty, not very well cared for. […]

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Reptile videos you may have missed recently

I have been a bit slack recently in updating our YouTube channel, I’ll admit that, but there are still a few reptile videos that you may have missed recently. You don’t want to miss any reptile videos do you? I certainly don’t want you to, especially after going to all the effort of putting our […]

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