HE'S a jungle in here!

Come on in and meet our GORGEOUS  male Jungle Carpet Python.

These guys come from Australia, home to our other popular pets the Bearded Dragon and the Blue Tongue Skink. They get to be about 8 or 9 feet long, so they're not necessarily for everybody. But if you have a little bit of experience with snakes and have the room to house this semi-arboreal serpent, come on in and check him out. The price has dropped so he might not be here for long!

P.S. If you happen to be a Pittsburgh Steelers fan, he would really complete your Game Day outfit!

Later Gator!

Mandysaurus Rex

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Boa or Not a Boa? Wait...Was that the question?

Hola Herpers!

It's time for another trivia piece from your friends here at The Reptile Zoo! Although they both belong to the Constrictor family, What exactly is the difference between Boas and Pythons?
Surprisingly, not very many people know the differences between the two due to their similar appearances, but there are a few subtle variances.
First, Boas give live birth and pythons lay clutches of eggs.
Boa Babies!!

Second, Pythons have heat pits along their face and boas do not.


Third, Despite their external similarities, the python has one more bone in its skull than the boa. The python also has more the teeth (four rows of teeth and no fangs).

Want to see for yourself...UP CLOSE?! We can make it happen!! For just a few dollars, get a snapshot of you and your friends and/or family holding one of our big Burmese Pythons and check out all the various Pythons and Boas in our Zoo! See if YOU can tell the difference between Boa and NOT a Boa ;P.
<3........Priscilla
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Dark Secrets of Prehistoric Pets!

So, as you all know, we at Prehistoric Pets are quite crazy as far as breeding Reticulated Pythons goes. We have taken the breeding process and nailed it down to a science. Well, just when you thought we couldn't get any crazier, our very own mad scientists themselves, Jay and Tim, have pushed the crazy to the limit! They were in here, late at night, snooping around for Mommy and Daddy Retics doing the deed!!!! Who does that?! I'll tell you who, guys who are passionate about what they do! Here is a little peek at what they found.....

 


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Bow Chica Wow Wow!

Here are some shots of the stuff that goes on in the back rooms around here... bow chica bow wow...

April 2010, the first time crossing these morphs.

Here is our male albino super tiger sunfire locked up with our female supertiger sunfire het-albino. This breeding should produce the first SUPERNOVA! ! ! Which is an ALBINO SUPERTIGER SUPERSUNFIRE! By the way this is the name we made up... What do you guys think?

 

Tiger double het Albino Titanium looking pretty big after breeding our SunTiger double het Albino Titanium. nice ovulation, with possibilities of Albino Plutonium Sunfires... any name suggestions for another new morph?

Who's the daddy of this big lump? We hope it's this male- our Dwarf SunSelayer double het Genetic Stripe & Albino, or the Albino Genetic Stripe we had in there earlier. Either way, we are happy, since she's a Double het Genetic Stripe Albino, but we always like the possibility of new morphs... Albino SunStripe in this case.

 

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Creative Projects!

If you haven't been to The Reptile Zoo lately, again, you're totally missing out!  Yesterday we were full up with screaming laughing excited kids all day!!!!  Yeah, but if that's not to your taste, we are working on all kinds of other things that you might like better!  Since the very beginning Jay has worked hard to stay ahead of the curve and nothing has changed since then only there are waaaaaaay more animals that are waaaaaaay waaaaaay bigger and technology is helping every step of the way!  Here's today's pic of the day and also an awesome creative project that we worked on together!!!!  Hope you guys like it, it was super fun to make!!!!!

much love!

xo....................Savannah

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Ian's First Clutch of Ball Python Eggs!

Ian Pulling a Ball Clutch!!!! Ian came down here all the way from Vermont to help out at the Zoo during the summer, and Learn all about the animals we have here. He's an awesome dude with a strong passion for reptiles. Shoot him a comment on here or our Facebook page!

 


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Celebrity Appearance

Today we had a celebrity grace us with his presence. If you don't know Charles Corona then get to know him because he's coming your way!

or at least he says so. But either way we definitely enjoyed his visit!

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Meet Rosa & David!!!!!!!!!!!!

The hardest work of any company is always the work that is done in the back! The hard work! The work that people do every day so that the people in the front look like they got it together! And that's wear Rosa and David come in! Rosa and David are a married couple and they have worked here at The Reptile Zoo for over four years!!! They do all the heavy lifting and cleaning and feeding and bite taking!!!! We love David and Rosa, they are a most important part of our Prehistoric Pets/The Reptile Zoo family! Rosa your strength is magical! Thank you for all you do! We couldn't do it without you!

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