Frogs Pet Reptiles

Ornate Horned Frog

The Ornate Horned Frog is more commonly known as the Pacman frog because of its rounded body and huge mouth. This frog is native to South America and is terrestrial. It can’t swim very well, and can even drown in its water bowl if it is deep enough. The Ornate Horned Frog is a pretty […]

Aquatic Pets Pet Reptiles Turtles


The Matamata turtle can be found in streams of rain forests, primarily in the Amazon and Orinoco basins of South America. The shallow streams are covered with leaves and twigs, helping to camouflage the turtle. Size of the Matamata is up to 18 inches long and 35 lbs. Care should be taken when handling the […]

Reptile Articles

Kids and Reptiles

If you are looking for a pet for your child, consider a reptile. There are a number of reasons to choose such an unusual pet as an addition to your family. Many children have a fascination with dinosaurs. These children will find a reptile endlessly interesting. Kids who love science will also get a thrill […]

Lizards Pet Reptiles


Contents 1 Do You Really Want an Iguana? Concerns and Considerations 2 Feeding Your Iguana 3 The Iguana’s Aquarium 4 Taming 5 Related Articles Do You Really Want an Iguana? Concerns and Considerations Iguanas have become popular pets recently, especially the green iguana. One reason for this is their low price and another is the […]

Pet Reptiles Snakes

Rosy Boa

The Rosy Boa’s normal habitat is desert, rocky chaparral and ravines. It is one of two boas native to the U.S. Rosy Boas are calm, gentle snakes making them good pets. They live about 18 years (although there is on record of one living close to 60 years old) and grow to 2-3 feet long. […]

Lizards Pet Reptiles


What do Anoles look like? The Giant Anole is 18 inches long. It has a small crest and is green with lite spots. Males have a dewlap. Giant Anoles can be aggressive and should be kept alone. Knight Noles are about 13-20 inches long and live about 15 years. They are native to Cuba, but […]

Lizards Pet Reptiles

Plumed Basilisk

What does the Green (Plumed) Basilisk look like? The Plumed or as it is better known, the Green Basilisk is native to the rainforests of Central America. It has bright green skin and is 2-2 1/2 feet long. The crest extends from head, back and tail. The tail is 2/3 of the body length. Lifespan […]

Lizards Pet Reptiles

Panther Chameleon

Where is the Panther Chameleon found? Panther Chameleon can be found throughout Madagascar. Males are up to 21 inches long while females are about half that size. Life Span is about 5 years. They live in forests, trees, bushes and sometimes near human habitations. Panther Chameleons come in a variety of colors depending on where […]