Leopard gecko

What Do Geckos Eat?

In the wild, geckos eat crickets, spiders, grasshoppers, and even small rodents at times. They typically hunt at night and use their sticky tongues much like a frog to capture their prey. Geckos are expert camouflage artists and are therefore…
Leopard gecko

Are Geckos Good Pets?

Geckos are becoming a popular option for reptile owners since they are small and have a longer lifespan. With over 1,600 species of geckos across the world, there is a wide variety of coloring to choose from as well. However, not all of these…
Gila monster

Are Gila Monsters a Good Pet?

Gila Monsters are beautiful animals with black bodies with pink, yellow, and orange patterns adorned across them. Their bodies are similar to iguanas, with short legs, wide and long bodies, and forked tongues. They only eat a few times per year…
Green and orange colorful lizard

Common Health Problems in Pet Reptiles

Like any pet, it can be hard to tell if your pet reptile is in pain or experiencing any health issues. Reptiles and other pets cannot communicate with us when they are having these issues and oftentimes display the opposite behavior than we…
Snake being touched by a human

Should You Feed Your Snake Live Prey?

If you’re thinking about adopting a snake, you’ve probably already thought about what kind of food you’ll have to buy and feed your snake. However, the type of prey that snakes are fed is a controversial topic in the reptile keeping world.…
Black scorpion on a sandy terrain

All About Scorpion Enclosures

Before you adopt a scorpion, you’ll want to keep in mind that scorpions are known to be escape artists, especially when their enclosures are not set up in a secure way. Considering their instinctual abilities will be very important when choosing…
Snake on a tree branch

A Guide To Feeding Your Reptile

Many new reptile or amphibian owners often worry about feeding their reptile or amphibian correctly. When adopting a reptile or amphibian it is good practice to consider what they eat in the wild when preparing their meal plans. In the wild,…
Lizard with its head on a rock

5 Things to Consider Before Adopting a Reptile

What type of reptile are you looking for? The first thing to consider when adopting a reptile is what kind of reptile you are most interested in or which type will fit your expectations for a pet the best. There are three types of reptiles…