Reptiles

Ah… reptiles. We’re not sure who might have first thought to themselves, “Hm. That boa constrictor looks like it would make a great pet.” But all the same, millions of people find themselves living in close quarters with a reptile pet. And while these unique animals may not be the best of choice to cuddle up with for a good night’s rest, Reptiles have found their way into our home and lives, both as pets—and sometimes as unwelcomed guests.

December 6, 2021

A red tail boa, AKA boa constrictor, is a popular pet snake. These snakes can live up to 30 years in captivity, but they do get pretty large. A full-grown red tail boa can be 8 to 10 feet long and weigh up to 50 pounds. Check local laws before […]

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November 9, 2021

Rosy Boas make excellent pets, but the right husbandry is key. Since these snakes originate in Mexico and Baja California, their ideal habitat replicates this hot, humid climate where they in. Consider the following questions when configuring the ideal habitat for a rosy boa: How Often do Rosy Boas Eat? While […]

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September 22, 2021

Straight from the canopy of South American rain forests come the Emerald Tree Boa, a gorgeous bright green serpent that is an uncommonly kept pet, although a great companion. These unique snakes get their scientific species name, Corallus caninus, from the “coral” color of their young and “canine”-looking shape of […]

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