For Beginners

Herp Queries with Bill Love: Why No Whiptails?

Q:  Why is it I never see much about keeping whiptail lizards? Mark Spataro, Winter Park, Fla. A: The whiptails are largely ignored as pets for a number of reasons, all of them valid because they epitomize what’s difficult about…

5 Great Beginner Pet Snakes

We often get questions about what is an ideal beginner-friendly snake for those new to the hobby. Beginner meaning fairly easy to care for with not a lot of requirements other than good husbandry and attention to detail. Of all…