Of the 8 known species, Tribolonotus gracilis and T. novaeguineae are the only two species commonly found in the pet hobby.
Give tegus plenty of space and proper care, and prepare to be richly rewarded.
Thanks to captive-breeding efforts over the years, it’s easier than ever to obtain a healthy pet chameleon.
Many kinds of geckos have perfected the art of cleaning their corneas with their tongues.
Being a responsible reptile owner includes finding a reptile veterinarian in your area and getting professional advice on how to care for your reptile
Kept properly, a basilisk lizard may add a new wrinkle to your reptile keeping hobby.
Blue-tongued skinks very sturdy, with tough bodies that are stouter than other lizards.
The green anole has been a mainstay in the reptile hobby for decades.
Tommy Leong has launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund the build of this herp enclosure.
Tony the tegu is looking for a new keeper in the San Francisco Bay area.
In beardies, aneurysms can occur in many different locations.
Here is just a sampling of the exotic lizards in the hobby.
There are approximately 19 to 22 species of Uromastyx belonging to the Old World lizard family Agamidae
These fascinating mini dinosaurs are a great choice for the hobbyist willing to put the time and effort into their care.
Savannah monitors are robust, hardy lizards that have relatively simple care requirements
Although the plumed basilisk is usually tame in captivity, exercise caution when handling even tame specimens.
Expert care tips for Cyclura nubila nubila.
There are a variety of food items for your herps ranging from crickets to mice to bananas.
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.
Excellent tips on how to safely handle your reptiles.
The pictus gecko is the ultimate gecko species for novice reptile enthusiasts.
Looking for a new gecko? Consider these small, lesser-known Australian species.
The Oustalet’s chameleon is one of the world’s largest, and adults can attain a maximum length of about 2 feet.
Your check list for tegu enclosure material and how to put it all together.
Expert care tips for Varanus salvator
Also known as thick-tailed geckos, the barking gecko is a great little lizard from Australia.
Scott Corning guests on the Pet Radio Show to talk about frilled lizards.
Information on keeping Coleonyx variegatus.
These anoles can make great pet lizards.
Silkworm larvae, tomato hornworms, Phoenix worms, locusts, fruit flies, cock roaches--your lizards and frogs will eat them
There are some chameleon species that are delicate and best kept only by those with a great deal of experience.
Find the best gecko for you and help it thrive.
The giant day gecko (Phelsuma grandis) possesses jewel-tone colors and an interesting personality to match.
Fat-tailed geckos can live for more than 20 years.
The tokay gecko is a well-known but poorly understood, species.
Carpet chameleons are beautiful, easy to tame, hardy and healthy chameleons.
With relatively simple modifications (such as adding some appropriate plants), the right type of room can become a great home for a large chameleon.
Can I heat my leopard gecko with just an undertank heat strip?
Expert Care For The Abronia Lizard
Expert Care Tips For The Frilled Dragon
Discover a wonderful pet lizard you've never heard about.
How long will a captive green iguana live?
The Chinese water dragon is perfect for those who want a beautiful reptile for a tropical vivarium.
Information on how natural and artificial lighting affects reptiles.
Expert care tips for the Chinese crocodile lizard.
Tips on caring for Hemisphaeriodon gerrardii.
Phelsuma grandis makes a great pet lizard.
There's never a dull moment when keeping Varanus panoptes horni.
Gambelia wislizenii are among the underrated reptile species native to the United States.
Building your own chameleon lizard cage is often a satisfying experience.
Why do bearded dragons bask with their mouth open?
Lygodactylus williamsi requires specific care due to its dwarf size.
A variety of crested gecko morphs are created every year
Care for the cryptic Cuban false chameleon.
Tips on keeping your chameleons healthy.
Care for the rare and challenging blue-spotted monitor (Varanus macraei).
How do you take care of an anole lizard?
Your new lizard requires specific items for good care.
Check out the lined leaf-tailed gecko — if you can spot it.
Why would my bearded dragon get a swollen, irritated beard?
Any Information you can give me about bearded dragons would be very helpful.
Will certain vitamins help intensify the coloration of my lizard?
Is calcium sand OK to use for my leopard gecko? Is sand OK to use?
Create a roomy habitat for your chameleon.
What could the white substance on my chameleon's nose be?
I have heard many different temperatures for the high and low areas for a bearded dragon. What’s the real truth?
Are there any problems with a gecko shedding after an injury is healed?
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?
What is wrong when your reptile only lays one egg?
Can you put chameleons, bearded dragons and tree frogs in the same cage together?
Why can't my iguana open its eyes?
My lizard is missing most of his tail and two digits on his right hind limb.
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?
Is a gecko or lizard bite dangerous if a child, is bitten? What is the treatment if a child is bitten?
The facts about why your lizard can't move its back legs.
My gecko is not feeding. He was checked out and seems healthy. What could be wrong?
Can I use Goo Gone to remove the sticky trap glue from a lizard?
Crested Gecko Lighting Tips
My lizard seems to have scratched her eyeball and keeps it closed most of the time.
My gecko is not eating and his front right leg is puffed up with redness on the leg.
My bearded dragon eats well, but doesn't gain any weight. What's wrong with him?
All the information necessary for successfully keeping crested gecko lizards.
Four-horned chameleons (Chamaeleo quadricornis) information, care and breeding.
Members belonging to the tree monitor group exhibit some of the most stunning coloration seen in varanids.