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By Tim Surman This is truly one beautiful tarantula. They grow to a decent size, are easy to care for, and are not usually too aggressive. They can reach adulthood in 2-3 years, so growth rate is good when housed and fed properly. No collection is...

Article by Ultimate Exotics Introduction The Variable Bush Viper, also referred to as the Squam, is a small, attractive arboreal viper from Central Africa. Their distribution extends from Ivory Coast and Ghana, eastward through southern Nigeria to Cameroon, southern Central African Republic, Gabon, Congo, DR Congo, northern Angola, Uganda, Tanzania and western Kenya. In...

Article by Warwick Von Hagen, Strictly Snakes Whether you have been in the Ball Python game for a while or are just starting out, I am sure you have heard about either the Candy or Toffee Gene. All I can say is, if you haven’t, you...

There are few snakes that are more eye-catching than the beautiful and unique Aurora House Snake. The first thing that makes them stand out from the rest of our local colubrids is their colouring. They have a beautiful olive green (some are very dark olive...

Atheris Squamigera – Variable Bush Viper Introduction The Variable Bush Viper, also referred to as the Squam, is a small, attractive arboreal viper from Central Africa. Their distribution extends from Ivory Coast and Ghana, eastward through southern Nigeria to Cameroon, southern Central African Republic, Gabon, Congo, DR Congo, northern Angola, Uganda, Tanzania and...

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...