Reptiles

Who spends more on pets for Christmas?

Who spends more on pets for Christmas?

When it comes to the holidays, many Americans will not leave out their pets in the gift giving, amounting to a significant portion of the billions spent on pets each year. But looking at the data, one group stands out in this spending trend: millennials. Read the full article in the Dec. 20 issue of […]

Repticon experience

Repticon experience

Hundreds of people flooded the Navarre Conference Center as Reptiday made its return to Navarre. The room was filled with various reptiles including lizards, geckos, tarantulas, snakes and the ever-popular Reno’s Reptiles. Read the full article in the May 17 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options. Sign up to receive the […]

Creatures from the plastic lagoon

Creatures from the plastic lagoon

Reptile enthusiasts of a certain age likely remember the tiny turtles sold in lagoon containers, swimming in the nonexistent shade of a thumb-sized plastic palm tree. They lived short lives at the hands of the children who pined for them. But the times – and regulations — have changed. Housing a pet turtle, especially an […]

Venomous reptile regulations changes approved

Venomous reptile regulations changes approved

Draft rule changes were approved to existing venomous reptile regulations at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission earlier this month. Public safety was the driving force behind the change. “Public safety is our No. 1 priority when it comes to venomous reptiles and their lawful possession,” said Robert Klepper, a public information officer for […]

Reptiday in Navarre

Reptiday in Navarre

Hundreds of reptile lovers and reptile curious flooded the Navarre Conference Center on Saturday to get a look at the snakes, lizards, and spiders on display and for sale at the annual Reptiday show. Reptiday, a scaled-down version of the popular Repticon show of reptiles, is a one-day event held in smaller venues across the […]

ReptiDay

ReptiDay features a unique blend of vendors and breeders, offering hundreds of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, spiders, and small exotic animals to area enthusiasts. This event will be held at the Navarre Conference Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children. VIP early-entry tickets may be purchased at […]

Reptiles bring smiles

Reptiles bring smiles

The one-day reptile show held in various cities all over the country came to Navarre on Saturday.  In the pouring rain, Reptiday brought out the curious, the squeamish and the serious to the Days Inn Conference Center to see the reptiles on display and for sale. Reptiday favorite vendor, Reno’s Reptiles, was on-hand to give […]

Ball pythons: Good beginner reptile with variety of looks

Ball pythons: Good beginner reptile with variety of looks

Ball pythons have quickly become the snake of choice among beginner snake owners and experienced breeders.  In an article addressing the history of ball python morphs, Reptile Magazine accurately described ball pythons saying, “At the beginning of the 1990s, the ball python was a snake that everyone in town danced with, but no one wanted […]