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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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Blue-tongued Skink Giving Birth at Northampton Reptile Centre!

Blue-tongued skink mothers give birth the live young, this is a different strategy to most reptiles as they as usually egg-layers. We were lucky enough to catch one of our breeding females giving birth and managed to grab a camera fast. Unfortunately we were caught a little off-guard as we would normally prefer them not […]


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Babies Hatch After Egg Bound Chameleon Mother Dies

We’ve bred our own Yemen chameleons at Northampton Reptile Centre for many years, it’s routine, easy, there are never any problems. But sadly, 6 months ago, it didn’t go smoothly for one of our chameleon girls, Lucy. Lucy was digging in her nesting box getting ready to lay her eggs (she’s laid eggs before, she […]


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Breeding Reptiles at Home? We need to talk to you!

If you take pride in breeding and raising quality captive bred reptiles, we need to talk to you. We breed a lot of reptiles here at Northampton Reptile Centre and have done for many years, but did you know we also source many of our reptiles from local breeders like yourself?  This has always worked […]


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Have your reptiles tried Calci-Worms yet?

Calci-Worms are very new to us in the UK. We’ve heard a lot of good things about them from America where they have been used for a long time. Over there they are branded as Phoenix Worms or Soldier Grubs, you may have heard of them. But what are Calci-Worms? Calci-Worms are the larvae of […]


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How Many More Beardies Will Hatch?

I cannot believe how many Beardies have hatched out here this year at the Northampton Reptile Centre. I gave up counting a long time ago! Maybe this would make a good competition for next seasons breeding? Here’s a few photos of some babies that hatched a few days ago. Don’t forget we are still giving the […]


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Baby Crested Geckos Hatched – see the pictures

Crested Geckos are cute as adults, so imagine what they’re like as new hatched babies. No need to imagine, we had some hatch a couple of days ago so I took some pictures for you. Cresties usually only lay a couple of eggs at a time so they also hatch in twos. Currently we having […]


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