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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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5 Top Tips for New Reptile Keepers

Reptiles and amphibians make excellent pets. The sheer number of species and variability of their behaviour and care requirements means that there is almost certainly a perfect pet reptile or amphibian for most people. While they are easily available and commonly kept they are still exotic pets and there are some things that need to […]


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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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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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Want your very own piece of Royalty? Get a Royal Python!

Whether you know them as Royal Pythons or Ball Pythons, Python regius seem to have been just about everybody’s first step into the realm of Pythons. It’s easy to see why; relatively speaking, they are an inexpensive snake & not demanding for a responsible keeper. Their captive care is now something which is almost standard, […]


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Milk snake

Every Milk Snake is a Kingsnake; but not every Kingsnake is a Milk Snake

What’s in a name? The genus of Lampropeltis has 14 recognized species comprising what are commonly known as the Kingsnake species. Within the species of Lampropeltis triangulum we have 25 subspecies collectively known as the Milk Snakes . From all the research I have done I have come to the same conclusion as many of […]


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