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Fire skinks are an intelligent, clever animal whose personalities vary from skink to skink. These skinks are a brightly coloured reptile with a bronze back, black, red, and white flecked sides and a black and white checkered throat and underbelly. When approaching a shed, they...

[caption id="attachment_16276" align="aligncenter" width="588"] The Inland Taipan is one of the most popular of these venomous Australian snakes.[/caption] Reptiles are one of the most diverse groups in the animal kingdom. Their behaviors and physical attributes cover a broad spectrum, which is one of the reasons we...

As many of you in the reptile hobby will have noticed, the Ball Python market is currently a hot topic in South Africa and the rest of the world. New mutations are showing up all the time and South African breeders, including ourselves at Ultimate...

For those of us hobbyists who are passionate about geckos, and especially those of us that enjoy creating natural displays and beautiful viviariums, there are few other geckos that will be more ideal for this kind of setup. Due to the fact that they are...

The Desert Ghost morph in Ball Pythons is still rare and not as common as many other morphs we see today. One of the reasons why there are not so many around is that the morph is a recessive morph, so therefore it takes longer...

Poecilotheria metallica has to be one of the most sought after and beautiful tarantulas in the hobby today. As slings they are usually a brownish colour and can often be mistaken for regular pokies but as they mature this brown colour is replaced with a...