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Despite setbacks, the Lizard King’s popularity endures.
The long-tailed and emerald grass lizards are unique and won’t break your bank.
Despite the fact that some can be feisty, pine snakes have increased in popularity.
Due to demanding long-term needs, keeping this beautiful turtle can be a
Inclusion Body Disease is devastating to the snakes that are infected by it.
The American bullfrog is an icon in the hobby.
The horned frog is a favorite among amphibian keepers primarily due to their small size and compact stature
Although not as popular in the pet trade as its larger cousin, the tiger salamander (A. tigrinum), the spotted salamander is an equally impressive animal
Here is just a sampling of the exotic lizards in the hobby.
There are still new and interesting facts to uncover about reptiles.
Ranging from extreme southeast California to extreme southwest New Mexico and south into Mexico (Behler and King 1979) and at a staggering 3 - 7 inches (7.7 - 17.9 cm), the Colorado River toad, Bufo alverius (some may argue the not formally accepted…
Maintaining northern water snakes in captivity can be a rewarding experience.
Located in Southeast New England (coastal Massachusetts specifically), peninsular Cape Cod extends into the Atlantic Ocean with its 90 miles of ocean shore line, weather dwarfed oak and pine trees, whale watchers and hordes of summer time visitors. Cape Cod is an…
A wide spread snake, the Eastern hognose snake is found throughout the eastern United States
Rough Green Snake (Opheodrys aestivus) Availability The rough green snake is readily available in the pet trade and unfortunately is one of the most exploited snakes in North America. rough green snakes are collected by the hundreds each year…
Pine snake (Pituophis Spp.) Pine snakes are a smaller component of a larger group of American snakes belonging to the genus Pituophis. Of the actual pine snakes there are three species; the common pine snake (Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus), the Louisiana…
Although the plumed basilisk is usually tame in captivity, exercise caution when handling even tame specimens.
The natural history and captive care of Opheodrys vernalis.
Captive care for the forever fascinating woma python.
Kept properly in an outdoor pen, the three-toed box turtle can thrive.
Rhinoclemmys pulcherrima manni is a great turtle to keep if you can find one.
Expert care tips for the spotted salamander
Bonus content from the October 2010 REPTILES magazine article "Exotic Appeal."
Care sheet for the spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum).