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Yellow-headed Day Gecko – Tiny and Adorable

Yellow-headed day geckos (Phelsuma klemmeri) are a relatively rare sight for us but we were lucky enough to get a few in towards the end of January. Also known as Klemmer’s day gecko, Cheerful day gecko or Neon day gecko these tiny lizards are adorable little speed demons. They are native to the northwestern region […]

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5 Great Vegetables for Bearded Dragons

At the Northampton Reptile Centre, bearded dragons are by far the most popular pet lizards for beginner keepers. They have a great personality, they don’t get too large and they are normally easy to keep and easy to handle which makes them a great first choice. While it has long been known that dragons commonly […]

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Panther chameleon – Our favourite locales

Panther chameleons are a beautiful tree-dwelling lizard found in Madagascar. They are a popular species commonly kept in the UK. This is mostly due to their amazing colouration and variability, their great personality and how easy they are to handle. The panther chameleon can only be found in a relatively small area in the wild […]

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ZooMed Paludariums are here!

Following the success of live plant setups and fully bio-active enclosures, we have noticed that many customers have wanted to go a step further and integrate both an aquatic and natural land area to their enclosure. ZooMed has now come to market with their own Paludarium. Paludariums The ZooMed Pauldarium is much like a classic […]

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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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