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10 Amazing Reptile Facts
10 Amazing Reptile Facts
some amazing facts about reptiles...
Bizarre Reptile Bodies
Bizarre Reptile Bodies
Modern reptiles may not have the outlandish size or shape of their prehistoric ancestors, but some of them have evolved body designs that are every bit as bizarre....
Blister Disease
Blister Disease
How to recognise and treat blister disease in reptiles....
Breeding Your Reptiles
Breeding Your Reptiles
a summary of how to breed lizards, snakes and turtles....
Common Health Problems
Common Health Problems
Being aware of the more common illnesses and diseases that could afflict your animals - and how to recognise them - is an important aspect of keeping them healthy....
Convergent Evolution Amongst Reptiles
Convergent Evolution Amongst Reptiles
When two unrelated animals live very similar lives, evolution often shapes them to look alike. Some of the best examples in nature are to be found amongst the reptiles....
Five Health Threats You Might Not Know
Five Health Threats You Might Not Know
We're all aware of the common illnesses and ailments that can afflict our reptiles, but here's a guide to five health threats that are a little less well known....
Hibernation and Your Reptiles
Hibernation and Your Reptiles
hibernation in reptiles and how to prepare your pet reptile for hibernation....
How Reptiles Reproduce
How Reptiles Reproduce
Way back in evolutionary history, the reptiles broke their amphibian ancestors’ dependence on water for breeding, a single step that was to prove pivotal in their…...
Keeping Your Reptiles Healthy
Keeping Your Reptiles Healthy
How to keep your reptile healthy, including signs of ill-health and behavioural changes linked to illness and stress....
Metabolic Bone Disease
Metabolic Bone Disease
The causes, symptoms and treatment of metabolic bone disease, as well as how to prevent it....
Reptile Mating Rituals
Reptile Mating Rituals
Although we tend to associate courtship rituals with birds and mammals, when it comes to attracting a mate, reptiles have their ways of doing things too....
Reptiles and Shedding Skin
Reptiles and Shedding Skin
a summary of the shedding process in different reptile groups and tips for care during the shedding period...
Risk of Catching Zoonotic Diseases from Your Reptile
Risk of Catching Zoonotic Diseases from Your Reptile
A summary of the disease carried by reptiles which may be a danger to humans....
The Seven Deadliest Reptiles
The Seven Deadliest Reptiles
Which are the world's seven deadliest reptiles? It's a difficult question to answer, but here is our selection of likely candidates - see if you agree....
The Top Five Destinations for Reptile Watching
The Top Five Destinations for Reptile Watching
It’s often not easy to watch British reptiles in the wild; here’s our guide to five of the world’s top destinations where any reptile fan will find plenty to see....
What to do When My Reptile Sheds it's Skin
What to do When My Reptile Sheds it's Skin
This article looks at what to do when your reptile begins to shed its skin and also examines what steps you can take to aid in this natural process...
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