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Bearded Dragon

What is a Bearded Dragon?… a medium sized pet lizard, but with a cool, spiny “beard”! True to their name, Bearded Dragons have a spiny ‘beard’. A male Bearded Dragon will present its ‘beard’ when making defensive displays and during courtship behavior. Though both the male and female have a beard, the male’s is usually […]

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5 Salamanders Found in Ohio (With Pictures)

During the winter months, you can find one of Ohio’s most unique and lesser-known creatures slithering around in search of food: the salamander. In Ohio, it is not uncommon to find them along rivers or streams during the warmer months, and as we enter into fall, they start to migrate towards forested areas where they […]

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Vivariums, Perfect Homes for Exotic Pets

Housing your pet will never be as fun or rewarding as when you create its perfect home. Each animal has its particular habitat needs and a vivarium setup is a re-creation of its natural home. There are as many unique virarium arrangements as there are exotic pets. A vivarium is an enclosure where selected plants […]

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Fastest Animals, Peregrine Falcon Smoothly Outstrips Free-falling Skydivers

The Peregrine Falcon, fastest animal on earth, once again shows its dominance over all others! Affectionately called Lady, this falcon easily surpasses skydivers with speeds of at least 180 mph! Journalist Steve Leonard ascended 10,000 feet on a hot air balloon, carrying a speedometer and a lure that Lady had been trained to hunt. Steve […]

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Venomous Lizards

The Gila Monster and Mexican Beaded Lizard are two venomous lizards, but there are more! The most well-known venomous lizards are the Gila Monster and the Mexican Beaded Lizard. They are found in North America, specifically in south-western United States and Mexico. These lizards are classified in the Family Helodermatidae which has one genus containing […]

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Jackson’s Chameleon

Jackson’s Chameleons are fascinating creatures with a twig-like motion to their movement! The Jackson’s Chameleon Chamaeleo jacksonii is best suited to being a visual pet and watching them is captivating. It is amazing to see them move with their rocking gait, as if to mimic the twigs of a tree or bush. Watching them eat […]

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Agama Lizards

Bearded Dragons are one of the impressive Agamid lizards, and there’s about 300 more fascinating species! Agama lizards are Old World lizards. The Agamidae family consists of more than 300 species across six subfamilies. Agamid lizards include not only a large variety of Agamas, but also the very popular Bearded Dragons, Water Dragons and the […]

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Types of Lizards: Identification Guide with Pictures

Identifying different types of lizards is easy because most have a strong family resemblance! Pet lizards and lizard species in general are often described by their family, or a common name descriptive of their family. Most lizard families contain various groups of lizards tied together by anatomical similarities, Many common lizard species are often simply […]

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Reptile Care

The best amphibian and reptile pets are those that get great care… and it starts here! There are all sorts of reptiles and amphibians that make great pets, including snakes, frogs, turtles, lizards, and more. Some herps are very colorful, others are full of antics. There is such a large variety of these fascinating creatures […]

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Pet Lizards

The best types of pet lizards are suited to their keeper and get great care… and it starts here! There are all sorts of lizards kept as pets. With approximately 3800 distinct species of lizard, it is not surprising that there are so many types of lizards available as pets. You’ll find a wide variety […]

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