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Summer is here and we know fun in the sun (and water!) is waiting for you and your furry and feathered family members. To celebrate you and your pets, we’re launching our FIRST EVER #SummerPetFun Contest on Instagram! From July 1 through July 29, we want to see photos and videos of your pets having […]

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I had to sneak over to the photo studio where they were nice enough to let me take a few pictures to share today.

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Did you know that a snake’s shed skin is not a reliable indicator of the snake’s true length? Learn a little more about my snakes’ process of ecdysis, or skin shedding.

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By gut loading feeder crickets for 24 hours before you feed them to your Leo, you will be letting the crickets fill up on beneficial nutrition which will then be passed on to your leopard gecko when it eats those crickets.

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A Paludarium, part 2

by Keri K. on October 22, 2009

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In part 2, read about some of the changes I made to my office “water garden terrarium,” including adding fish and new live plants.

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A Group of Geckos

by Keri K. on October 7, 2009

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Leopard geckos are one of the few lizards that, with limitations, can be housed as a group. Learn about my lizard family of eight female leos and how they interact (or don’t).

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A Paludarium, part 1

by Keri K. on September 26, 2009

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For three years, I’ve shared my cubicle with a small jungle. That’s not a reference to my coworkers, or the mess on my desk, but a paludarium. The word paludarium stems from the Latin words “paludal” (relating to marshes) and “arium” (a place of, or connected to). That is, an environment that combines both water […]

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While they don’t stick around like some other species of geckos, Leos do have one distinct feature that most others don’t: eyelids. Most researchers believe leopard geckos developed these translucent, movable eyelids because of their natural habitat, (rocky, desert-like parts of the world such as Afghanistan and Pakistan) where a certain genetic trait such as eyelids would come in handy against dust, sandstorms, etc.

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My boyfriend Duane has ALWAYS wanted a lizard. After much research, he decided that an Argentine Black & White Tegu was the best match. Tegus are monitor lizards, the same family as Komado Dragons.

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Seeking a little adventure and a roommate, I took a trip to the pet store. I wasn’t allowed to have cats or dogs, but the landlord never said anything about reptiles.

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