A few years back I spent a week Herping Florida. This gave me the opportunity to see how small invasive species are affecting native ones, especially in suburban areas. Keeping reading to find out what I saw.
Do Ball Pythons need vitamin supplements is a common question these days. Mainly because we are told that they do by some of the more entrepreneurial resources out there. The truth, however, is that supplements are unnecessary for this species.
This Rosy Boa Care Sheet is the first in my Popular Pet Reptiles series, and it’s no coincidence that I’ve chosen to focus on them. The species (well, technically two now) was one of my favourite childhood pets. Keep reading to find out why!
Convergent evolution in Snakes and Lizards is a phenomenon that gives real life evidence of how evolution works. There are a few examples that have been widely discussed, but so many more that are overlooked. Let’s focus on a few of these.
Ball Python shedding, health and humidiity are linked, and it’s important to keep humidity at 55-65%, except during a shed when it can be raised to 80%+. Keep reading to find out why.
Once past a few months in age, 99% of Ball Pythons simply do not bite. But if you keep snakes there’s always the possibility of being bitten. Let’s find out how bad a Ball Python bite is and how to avoid it.
People often ask me how big do Ball Pythons get. The average is between 3 and 4.5ft (90 and 137cm) long. Let’s take a look at what determines this size and what influences their growth. We’ll also discuss a larger than average Ball Python: the Volta.
How many eggs do Ball Pythons lay? This might sound like a simple question – and it is. Why they lay this many and whether they all hatch, on the other hand, is a little more complicated!
Here it is guys, all my top tips for herping thrown into one post. I hope it helps, but if there’s anything I haven’t covered get in touch via the Contact page.
In March 2019, I flew to the Algarve with the goal of herping Portugal. I went from Olhão to Carrapateira, spotting reptiles and trying food and drink along the way.