The banded bullfrog or Asian painted frog is usually just known as the chubby frog in the pet trade.
The three-toed box turtle is a subspecies of the same box turtle species as the recently posted Florida box turtle.
The red-knee tarantula is a large terrestrial spider from Mexico.
The Florida box turtle is an turtle from the swamps of Florida.
The sharp-nosed viper is a beautiful venomous snake from Southeast Asia.
The pancake tortoise is so named because it is flat as a pancake — at least compared to other tortoises.
The eastern diamondback rattlesnake is a venomous snake native to the southeastern part United States. It is the largest rattlesnake.
As usual I like to visit animal shows. So I did go to the Canadian Pet Expo that was held this weekend in the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.
Diamondback terrapins are similar to freshwater turtles but they live in brackish water of varying salinity.
Hornworms are caterpillars that turn into a moth after pupation.
December 5, 2014
Pond sliders have three subspecies. Red-eared sliders are the most common in the pet trade but the other two, the yellow-bellied slider and the Cumberland slider are also fairly common.
November 26, 2014
The monkey-tailed skink is an arboreal lizard from the Solomon Islands.
The emperor scorpion is a scorpion originally from the African savanna.
The Asian forest scorpion is very common in the pet trade because its sting is usually not deadly to humans.
The Indian star tortoise looks like the Burmese star tortoise, but unlike its cousin the Indian star tortoise is not endangered in the wild.
After visiting the 2014 Canadian Reptile Breeders Expo I have started to look at other opportunities to see reptiles.
The leopard tortoise is the second largest tortoise on the African savanna.
The green mamba is one of the most venomous snakes in the world.
Red-foot tortoises are from South America.
Tortoises in the genus Testudo are herbivorous land dwelling tortoises from southern Europe, West Asia and North Africa.