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How to look after a Yemen chameleon

Yemen chameleons, also known as Veiled chameleons are so-called for the prominent crests on top of their heads. They are found in Yemen and southern Saudi Arabia and live an arboreal lifestyle. Trees, shrubs and other vegetation is where this species call home, venturing to the forest floor only for egg-laying.They are an omnivorous species, feeding mainly on live insects but occasionally on...

How to look after a Mediterranean tortoise

Mediterranean tortoise species include Hermann’s (Testudo hermanni), Spur-thighed  (Testudo graeca), and Marginated (Testudo marginata). It’s always recommended that your specific species be researched for a more individual overview, however, all three of these species require a similar environment, being from similar areas. HabitatMediterranean species inhabit rocky, arid regions, ...

How to care for a Royal python

Royal Pythons are native to sub-Saharan Africa and are widely distributed across the continent. Their preferred habitat includes savannah, grasslands and forested areas.They can often be found invading mammal burrows, termite mounds or logs, and as a nocturnal species, this is where they will spend the majority of their day. They are also commonly known as ball pythons, from the ball posture...

How to look after a Panther Chameleon

Panther Chameleons are found in the tropical rainforests of Madagascar. They are an arboreal species inhabiting foliage, trees and shrubs, venturing to the forest floor only for egg-laying. They are found in lower level foliage than many other chameleon species.They live solitary lives and come across each other only for breeding and competition for food. Females are smaller than males and re...

How to look after a Horned frog

Do you want something cute, creepy and different to any pet you’ve ever had before? Then the Horned frog or Pac-Man frog could be for you. Native to forests in Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil, these fat frogs with cartoon faces are voracious ambush predators, hiding amongst the leaf litter for unsuspecting prey to stray too close to their capacious mouths. The green and brown marking on...

How to look after a Crested gecko

Crested geckos are endemic to New Caledonia in the South Pacific and inhabit coastal forests, closed humid forests and mountainous forests. Being an arboreal (tree-dwelling,) species, these geckos spend most of their time amongst vegetation, in crevices of tree trunks and other small spaces. They have a nocturnal/crepuscular lifestyle, meaning they are most active during the night when they will ...

Arcadia EarthPro Range

The Arcadia EarthPro Range is a new way of thinking about reptile supplements and offers a vast array of new vitamin and mineral powders that you can utilise. But it can be a little confusing to know what you really need for yours, or which you will need to work together.The EarthPro Range has been designed to offer the actual natural minerals that reptiles require, rather than the man-made a...

How to look after a Corn snake

Corn snakes originate from North America and live in a variety of habitats from forests to rocky regions. They are commonly found in human-inhabited areas near homes or in barns, and it was their presence in cornfields in America that gave them their name.Corn snakes live terrestrially (on the ground,) although they are able to climb through lower vegetation and branches. In nature they spend...

How to look after a Leopard gecko

Leopard Geko

Leopard Geckos are found throughout Southern Asia in south-eastern Afghanistan, western India, Pakistan and Iraq. Their habitat consists of semi-desert and arid grasslands, built on sandy-gravel, and rock, and there they inhabit the limited vegetation, shrubs and coarse grasses.MorphsThe name Leopard gecko comes from their natural spotted markings similar to leopard print, but in captivi...

Tortoise Table Lighting – What Equipment Do I Need?

Tortoise tables are a bit different to the standard wooden vivarium set ups, and so the equipment required for them will also be different. Tortoise Tables are brilliant for tortoises, and in most cases work out to be much better than vivariums’ for tortoises, mainly due to the larger floor area, as well as the great ventilation that they provide.If you have purchased your tortoise table, t...

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