Archive for the 'Reptile Facts ' Category

Types of Food that your Snake will Eat

Different species of snake eat different types of prey. Sometimes juvenile snakes will eat different food than adults of the same species e.g Baby White Lipped Tree Vipers eat mainly lizards and frogs, while adults will eat birds and small...

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How Reptiles Maintain Their Body Temperature

Before you get to the methods of heating your reptiles, you will need to know how a reptiles body works in regards to regulating temperature. You and I are endothermic ( warm blooded) this means that we can regulate our...

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Feeding your Tortoise

Tortoises are one of the most interesting reptiles to keep. They are calm and don’t bite. Tortoises live a long time and they are a long time commitment. One of the biggest mistakes inexperienced tortoise keepers make is giving their...

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Availability of Reptiles in South Africa

In South Africa we have a lot of different reptiles available to keep. These range from Corn Snakes and Bearded Dragons to Diamond Back Rattlesnakes and Monocled Cobras. There are plenty of colour varieties available from the massive amount of...

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How Long Do Reptiles Live?

Reptiles show no physical signs of aging like mammals and live much longer than mammals of the same size. It has been shown that reptiles cells only show small signs of damage as they age compared to a dog or...

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