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    African Spurred Tortoise

    Overview The genus Geochelone contains 21 species, all of which are relatively large when adult. It includes the commonly kept...

    Bearded Dragon

    Overview The Bearded Dragon (Pogona vitticeps), also known as Inland Bearded Dragon, Central Bearded Dragon or Beardie, is...

    Boa Constrictor

    Distribution & Habitat A member of the subfamily Boinae, the Boa Constrictor (Boa constrictor), occurs in several subspecies...

    Box Turtles

    Overview Box turtles are basically land-dwelling reptiles, but sometimes cool themselves in woodland pools and puddles. They live...

    Chameleons

    Overview The Chamaeleonidae family comprises one of the most amazing groups of lizards. With their high-ridged, flattened bodies capable of...

    Colubrid Snakes

    Overview Colubridae is the largest snake family and includes about two-thirds of all living snake species. Colubrid species...

    Common Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina)

    Overview The head and limbs of the Snapping Turtle (Chelydra serpentina) are so large and its lower shell...

    Corn Snake (Red Rat Snake)

    Overview The Corn Snake, also called "red rat snake," (Latin name Elaphe guttata) is frequently found in cornfields and...

    European Green Lizard (Lacerta viridis)

    Overview The European Green Lizard (Lacerta viridis) is one of the best known European lizards. In captivity, it becomes...

    Features of Lizards

    Overview Lizards are perhaps the most familiar of the reptiles. They differ dramatically from dinosaurs and from others...

    Green Iguana (Iguana iguana)

    Overview Today in the United States, including Hawaii, there are six species of iguana lizards. Two species, the desert...

    Humidity Control

    Limited Understanding Our understanding of how reptiles and amphibians react to humidity or barometric changes is very limited. Some species...

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