florida box turtle
There are twelve main types of box turtle, and they all have something that makes them totally unique. Today we’ll get to know the Common, Easternm Florida, Gulf Coat, Three Toed, Mexican, Yucatan, Coahuilan, Spotted, Western, Ornate and Desert types of box turtle. We’ll see...
adult pumpkin patch tarantula
The pumpkin patch tarantula, or Hapalopus sp. Colombia, is one of the most popular pet tarantula species. All it takes is one quick look at these brightly colored beauties and you will immediately see how they got their nickname! These little cuties look like the...
juvenille type A mourning gecko
The Mourning Gecko makes a great pet for experienced and novice reptile keepers, yet they are surprisingly uncommon and misrepresented. Until I brought home my girls, I had no idea that they were so well camouflaged, super fast, and good at hiding. Not only are...
yellow belly ball python snake
The only difference between the yellow belly ball python and the standard ball python is their color. You can have a yellow belly gene mixed with other colors and patterns too. Although the yellow belly ball python is not as eye-catching as some other morphs,...
adult antilles pinktoe tarantula
The Antilles pinktoe tarantula, or Caribena versicolor, could just as easily be called the unicorn tarantula. These bold and brightly colored spiders are simply stunning to behold – so much so you might find yourself wondering if they are even real! Rest assured, the Antilles...
green bottle blue tarantula
Green bottle blue tarantulas are one of the tarantula species most commonly recommended for novice spider keepers. Arachnologists appreciate them for their striking colors, and undemanding care needs. Their venom is relatively mild too, but that’s because they have another impressive defense strategy owners need...
can bearded dragons eat bananas
Can bearded dragons eat bananas? Bananas are tasty and bearded dragons love to eat them, but they shouldn’t have too much. Fruit should make up no more than 20% of your beardie’s diet. The other 80% should include vegetables, leafy greens and insects like crickets,...
viper gecko
The viper gecko is truly one of nature’s tiny marvels. Small Middle Eastern lizards, they weigh up to 6 grams and measure no more than 4 inches in length. These miniature geckos sport an eye-catching and intricate color pattern, but it is this species’ large,...
asian forest scorpion
The Asian forest scorpion is a name for several scorpions in the Heterometrus genus. Scorpions are quite unusual pets, but they can be rewarding and fascinating! Asian Forest Scorpions have mostly black bodies, and can grow up to around 6 inches long. They are best...
curly hair tarantula
This comprehensive guide has everything you need to know if you’re considering a curly hair tarantula as a pet. From how to look after them, to whether you can handle them, and how long they live. Where do curly hair tarantulas come...

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