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Bearded Dragon Will Not Eat

My bearded dragon recently stopped eating and I was wondering what would cause this?

Prepare for the Worst: Save Your Reptiles with This Disaster Check List

Bonus content from the September 2011 REPTILES magazine article "Prepare for the Worst."

Best Pet Reptiles for Children

Reasons why children should keep reptiles.

Looking for Herps While Cruising in Your Car

One of the biggest advantages of “road cruising” for herps is exactly what you surmised.

Chelonians: Wild Caught Or Captive Bred?

Purchasing captive-bred turtles and tortoises whenever possible is always recommended.

Reptiles in Public

What are your thoughts on the trend of discouraging live reptiles being displayed in public?

Snake Myths and Facts

The facts and truth behind the eight most common myths about snakes.

Careful Buying Reptiles

How to be careful and safe when buying reptiles.

Good First Tortoise

Three choices for a your first tortoise as a pet.

Herpkeeping Dos and Don'ts

There are basic rules to herpkeeping that all hobbyists should follow.

Beginner Lizard Care

Your new lizard requires specific items for good care.

Are Children Safe Around Reptiles?

Owning a Lizard

What would be a good first lizard? Would it get along with my dog?

Herp Set Ups

I want a nice, naturalistic home for a couple of small- to medium-sized turtles to enjoy.

Don't Release Captive Herps

Releasing captive-bred offspring can cause damage to herp conservation.

A Brief Look at Reptile Taxonomy

An overview of reptile taxonomy.

Can you tame a reptile?

Good Beginner Reptiles

What's a good beginner snake, or lizard, for a child?

Herps And Invertebrates

Tarantulas and scorpions aren’t herps. Why are they always lumped together with them?

Cast Your Vote

What lizards do you keep?