If you want a boa that doesn’t get as big as Boa constrictor, try one of its smaller cousins.
Garter snakes are small colubrid snakes found throughout most of the United States.
Easy to find and simple to keep, the eastern garter snake remains one of America’s most popular serpents.
The Amazon tree boa (Corallus hortulanus) is the most geographically widespread of the tree boas.
These boas are elusive as much as they are small compared to more well known boas.
There are a variety of food items for your herps ranging from crickets to mice to bananas.
Excellent tips on how to safely handle your reptiles.
These secretive snakes are often referred to the yellow-bellied kingsnake group.
Expert care tips for the Argentine boa constrictor (Boa constrictor occidentalis)
Expert care tips for keeping Lampropeltis triangulum species.
The natural history and captive care of Opheodrys vernalis.
Expert care tips for Morelia viridis.
Tips to safely handle reticulated pythons.
The California kingsnake is one of the most popular pet snakes.
Expert care tips for the green anaconda.
This is not your father's retic
A zoo curator shares his Angolan python secrets.
Captive care for the forever fascinating woma python.
Do ball pythons typically go through a hibernation state during the winter?
The tiger snake is the most common large elapid in many parts of Australia.
A history of the Boa Constrictor in the pet trade.
Bonus content from the July 2012 REPTILES magazine article "Jewel of Bismarck"
Continued research and the sharing of information are crucial to the future of the Boelen's python in captivity.
Captive breeding and new mutations have boosted the demand for western hog-nosed snakes.
Eryx colubrinus is easy to keep, breed readily in captivity and come in a variety of morphs.
The rough-scaled sand boa is a good choice for the beginner or advanced herpetoculturist.
Tips on caring for this semi-aboreal Southeast Asian snake
Bullsnakes are lively, easy-to-keep colubrids, and make enjoyable and interesting captives.
Boa constrictor imperator is one of the more beautiful constrictors
Overcome feeding problems in colubrid snakes.
How to find and care for a trophy jungle carpet python.
Snakes of the Antaresia genus are compact and easy to care for.
Brazilian rainbow boa snake care and information.
Everything you need to know about the blood python.
Could this be reptile inclusion body disease?
I have been unable to get my lizard to eat anything but large mealworms. He will not eat frozen or live pinkies or crickets. What's wrong with him?
About a week ago my snake began the pre-shed process, and yesterday I noticed blisters. What are they?
Watch this video from SnakeBytes.TV to visually learn about feeding pythons.
Care and husbandry for green tree pythons.
A herpkeeper finds a blind snake an eye-opening captive.
How long do snake bacterial skin infections take to clear up?
How do I tell the difference between a reticulated and Burmese python?
Green tree python diet and food.
Learn about the green tree python in its natural wild habitat.
Feeding hognose snakes toads, frogs and mice.
My reptile seems to gape for air. What could be wrong with it?
What's the correct temperature and housing requirements for my Kingsnake?
Rubber boa snake information.
How can I feed my baby ball python? My snake doesn't seem to want to eat or may be traumatized from being bitten.
Basic diamond python care and information.
Should I feed my snake fish?
What do you feed a rough green snake?
How do you remove prey from a choking reptile's throat?
Water is an important part of your herp's life.
Why is my snake not shedding completely and how do I help the snake to shed fully.
What can I feed my ball python that is not a rodent?
Rainbow Boa species profile.
What is best way to get rid of mites on snakes?
My baby corn snake will not eat pinkies. What should I do?
After my snake eats he strikes at any moving thing. Why is he so aggressive after feeding?