Herping Florida

Herping Florida

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?

Do Ball Pythons Need Vitamin Supplements?

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. 

Rosy Boa Care Sheet

Rosy Boa Care Sheet

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!

Do Ball Pythons Bite?

Do Ball Pythons bite?

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.

How big do Ball Pythons get?

How big do Ball Pythons get?

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.