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5 Tips For Keeping The Savannah Monitor

Savannah monitors are robust, hardy lizards that have relatively simple care requirements

Plumed Basilisk Lizard Care

Although the plumed basilisk is usually tame in captivity, exercise caution when handling even tame specimens.

Cuban Rock Iguana Care Tips

Expert care tips for Cyclura nubila nubila.

What Foods to Feed Your Reptiles

There are a variety of food items for your herps ranging from crickets to mice to bananas.

Expert Care For the White Throated Monitor

Considered very intelligent, monitors are often claimed to recognize their keepers. Recent experiments on Varanus albigularis by John Phillips of the San Diego Zoo suggest that these lizards may even be capable of counting.

13 Tips to Better Reptile Handling

Excellent tips on how to safely handle your reptiles.

How to Care For The Madagascar Ground Gecko

The pictus gecko is the ultimate gecko species for novice reptile enthusiasts.

Diplodactylus Geckos of Australia

Looking for a new gecko? Consider these small, lesser-known Australian species.

Oustalet’s Chameleon Care and Breeding

The Oustalet’s chameleon is one of the world’s largest, and adults can attain a maximum length of about 2 feet.

Build the Perfect Indoor Tegu Enclosure

Your check list for tegu enclosure material and how to put it all together.

Quick-Care video-Asian Water Monitor

Expert care tips for Varanus salvator

Care Tips for the Australian Barking Gecko

Also known as thick-tailed geckos, the barking gecko is a great little lizard from Australia.

ReptileChannel Quick Care Video-The Bearded Dragon

Frilled Lizards with Scott Corning

Scott Corning guests on the Pet Radio Show to talk about frilled lizards.

Western Banded Gecko Information and Care

Information on keeping Coleonyx variegatus.

Choosing a Pet Anole

These anoles can make great pet lizards.

Exotic Insect Feeders for your Herps

Silkworm larvae, tomato hornworms, Phoenix worms, locusts, fruit flies, cock roaches--your lizards and frogs will eat them

Advanced Chameleon Keepers Only!

There are some chameleon species that are delicate and best kept only by those with a great deal of experience.

Which Gecko Species is Right For You?

Find the best gecko for you and help it thrive.

Caring For Giant Day Geckos

The giant day gecko (Phelsuma grandis) possesses jewel-tone colors and an interesting personality to match.

Keeping Fat-Tailed Geckos

Fat-tailed geckos can live for more than 20 years.

Tokay Gecko Care

The tokay gecko is a well-known but poorly understood, species.

Carpet Chameleon Care Tips

Carpet chameleons are beautiful, easy to tame, hardy and healthy chameleons.

Create a Habitat for your Chameleon

With relatively simple modifications (such as adding some appropriate plants), the right type of room can become a great home for a large chameleon.

Leopard Gecko Heating and Care

Can I heat my leopard gecko with just an undertank heat strip?

Abronia Arboreal Alligator Lizard

Expert Care For The Abronia Lizard

The Frilled Dragon

Expert Care Tips For The Frilled Dragon

Australian Tree Skink Care

Discover a wonderful pet lizard you've never heard about.

Iguana Lifespan and Proper Care

How long will a captive green iguana live?

Chinese Water Dragon Care

The Chinese water dragon is perfect for those who want a beautiful reptile for a tropical vivarium.

Chinese Crocodile Lizard Care Tips

Expert care tips for the Chinese crocodile lizard.

Pink-Tongued Skink Care and Breeding

Tips on caring for Hemisphaeriodon gerrardii.

The Insider’s Guide to the Giant Day Gecko

Phelsuma grandis makes a great pet lizard.

An Owner's Guide to the Argus Monitor

There's never a dull moment when keeping Varanus panoptes horni.

Leopard Lizard Care Tips

Gambelia wislizenii are among the underrated reptile species native to the United States.

Build Your Own Chameleon Lizard Cage

Building your own chameleon lizard cage is often a satisfying experience.

Bearded Dragon Basking Open Mouth

Why do bearded dragons bask with their mouth open?

Essential Care for the Electric Blue Day Gecko

Lygodactylus williamsi requires specific care due to its dwarf size.

Crested Gecko Morph Madness

A variety of crested gecko morphs are created every year

Cuban False Chameleon

Care for the cryptic Cuban false chameleon.

Expert Care Tips for the Red Tegu

Tupinambis rufescens is one of the most beautiful lizards to keep

Chameleon Health Tips

Tips on keeping your chameleons healthy.

Blue-Spotted Monitor

Care for the rare and challenging blue-spotted monitor (Varanus macraei).

Beginner Lizard Care

Your new lizard requires specific items for good care.

Anole Lizard Care

How do you take care of an anole lizard?

Healthy Gecko Not Eating

My gecko is not feeding. He was checked out and seems healthy. What could be wrong?

Gecko Not Eating

My gecko is not eating and his front right leg is puffed up with redness on the leg.

Leopard Gecko Cage Sand

Is calcium sand OK to use for my leopard gecko? Is sand OK to use?

Crested Gecko Care

Crested Gecko Lighting Tips

Feeding Spiny-Tailed Lizards

Some say the spiny tailed lizard is mainly carnivorous, some say they are just like the green iguana and purely herbivorous, and others say they are 50/50. Which is it?

Gecko Shedding Cycles

Are there any problems with a gecko shedding after an injury is healed?

Bearded Dragon With Swollen, Irritated Beard

Why would my bearded dragon get a swollen, irritated beard?

Lizard Eye Injury

My lizard seems to have scratched her eyeball and keeps it closed most of the time.

The Tree Monitors

Members belonging to the tree monitor group exhibit some of the most stunning coloration seen in varanids.

Beta Carotene and Lizards

Will certain vitamins help intensify the coloration of my lizard?

Lizard Rear Limb Problems

The facts about why your lizard can't move its back legs.

Expert Care Tips for the Lined Leaf-Tailed Geckos

Check out the lined leaf-tailed gecko — if you can spot it.

Gecko Bite

Is a gecko or lizard bite dangerous if a child, is bitten? What is the treatment if a child is bitten?

Keeping Different Herps and Reptiles in the Same Cage

Can you put chameleons, bearded dragons and tree frogs in the same cage together?

Lizards and Chemicals

Can I use Goo Gone to remove the sticky trap glue from a lizard?

Iguana Eye Problem

Why can't my iguana open its eyes?

Four-Horned Chameleons

Four-horned chameleons (Chamaeleo quadricornis) information, care and breeding.

New Chameleon and Supplements

Can I overdose my chameleon on calcium/vitamin supplements if using a full sunlight lamp for 12 hours a day? Should I switch to a calcium supplement with no D3?

White Substance on Chameleon's Nose

What could the white substance on my chameleon's nose be?

Keeping and Breeding Crested Geckos

All the information necessary for successfully keeping crested gecko lizards.

Bearded Dragon Digging

Any Information you can give me about bearded dragons would be very helpful.

The Importance of Proper Lighting

My lizard is missing most of his tail and two digits on his right hind limb.

Iguana Egg Problems

What is wrong when your reptile only lays one egg?

Correct Temperature for a Bearded Dragon

I have heard many different temperatures for the high and low areas for a bearded dragon. What’s the real truth?

Bearded Dragons Not Gaining Weight

My bearded dragon eats well, but doesn't gain any weight. What's wrong with him?

Herp Habitats: Chameleon

Create a roomy habitat for your chameleon.

Handling Chameleons

The guy at the reptile show said that if I handled my chameleon enough he would not bite when he was older. Is this true?

Seeds and Bearded Dragons

Are sunflower seeds bad for a bearded dragon?

Aggressive Iguana

Why has my iguana become so aggressive and territorial?

Hibernating Chameleons?

Do chameleons hibernate during the winter?

Mixing Different Lizard Species

Can I put a bearded dragon and a frilled dragon in the same cage?

Caring for Bearded Dragon Lizards

Quick tips for taking care of a bearded dragon lizard.

Feeding Lizards Vegetables

What vegetables should I feed my lizard?

Bearded Dragon Supplements

What kind of calcium and vitamins should I give to my bearded dragon?

Bearded Dragon Lizard Shedding Problems

Is it a problem if my bearded dragon doesn't shed completely?

Basilisk Lizard Care and Information

Information on the green or plumed basilisk (Basiliscus plumifrons), common or brown basilisk (B. basiliscus), red-headed basilisk (B. galeritus) and brown or striped basilisk (B. vittatus).

Chameleon Lizard With Long Nails

My lizard’s nails are getting long. Do I or a vet need to trim them?

Leopard Lizard Care Tips and Information

Leopard lizards are alert, capable of Mach-1 speed and bipedal during evasive maneuvers.

Leopard Gecko Lizards Not Eating

Could leopard gecko lizards that are not eating be caused by poor husbandry or based on territorial behavior?

Lizard Nail Trimming

My lizard's nails are getting long. How do you go about cutting or trimming them?

Gecko Lizard Tail Loss and Growth

Will my son's African fat-tailed gecko regrow its tail?

Iguana Lizard With Swollen Leg

What could be the cause of my green iguana's swollen limb?

Bearded Dragon Nutrition

Should I use crickets and mealworms for my bearded dragon lizard?

Haitian Curly Tail Lizard Care

My Haitian curly tail lizard is hiding in the sand. Should I dig him up, or leave him?

Bearded Dragon Lizard Diet

Am I overfeeding my bearded dragon?

Lizard Spaying and Neutering

Can lizards be sterilized, and how difficult is this procedure?

Bearded Dragon Cage and Heating Requirements

What is a good size cage for a bearded dragon?

Treating a Lizard Limb Fracture or Swollen Limb

Should the reptile's leg be immobilized before going to the vet?

Baby Chameleon Not Feeding

I put crickets in the chameleon's cage and I also feed it mealworms in a dish. The chameleon does not seem to eat enough. Any suggestions?

Keeping and Breeding Asian Water Dragons

Commonly called the Asian water dragon, it's also known as the Chinese or green water dragon.

Green Iguana Care

Everything you need to know to successfully care for the green iguana.

Choosing a Pet Gecko

Geckos are excellent pets that are relatively easy to keep.

Spiny-Tailed Monitor Lizard Care Tips

Monitor lizards are quickly becoming popular in both zoos and private collections.

Meller's Chameleon Care

Why is the Meller's Chameleon so difficult to take care of?

Cast Your Vote

Have You Gone Herping This Summer?