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Having been initiated once as a hobby, herpetoculture (known in Europe as terrariumistics) brought together hundreds of thousands of people passionate about the idea of keeping and breeding amphibians and reptiles in their homes, yards and farms. Step by step this movement has grown into a large community of enthusiasts and professionals, scientists and hobbyists who know and understand the needs of amphibian and reptile husbandry better than anyone else.

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Due to their small size, these frogs completely lose ballance when escaping from a threat…and this is really helpful!
Due to their small size, these frogs completely lose ballance when escaping from a threat…and this is really helpful!by Joeby Ragpa - Jun. 29, 2022

Pumpkin toadlets are so small they canโ€™t stay balanced during speedy jumping, which is more beneficial. Read more info about this topic using the fo...

New subspecies of Phelsuma genus was described from Nose Be island
New subspecies of Phelsuma genus was described from Nose Be islandby Joeby Ragpa - Jun. 20, 2022

A new subspecies of day geckos, namely ๐˜—๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ข ๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฅ๐˜ฐ๐˜น๐˜ข, was found on Nosy Be Island thanks to molecular studies. Read more info about...

Why do we have “Egg Laying” and “Live Birth” reptiles on our planet?
Why do we have “Egg Laying” and “Live Birth” reptiles on our planet?by Joeby Ragpa - Jun. 17, 2022

A lizard that both lays eggs and gives birth to live young is helping scientists understand the evolution ways of these forms of reptiles' reproduction. ...

Enrichment for snakes (and other reptiles)
Enrichment for snakes (and other reptiles)by Joeby Ragpa - Jun. 16, 2022

An enriched of the environment for reptiles' better husbandry under captive management is far more than just a tank with some additional objects in it. ...

British scientists discover new species of snake in Western Ghats, India (2016)
British scientists discover new species of snake in Western Ghats, India (2016)by Joeby Ragpa - Jun. 15, 2022

researchers have discovered a new species of burrowing snake in the biological hotspot of the northern Western Ghats, India, after 144 years. Read m...

New research on the reproductive ecology of southern spotted turtle populations
New research on the reproductive ecology of southern spotted turtle populationsby Joeby Ragpa - Jun. 13, 2022

Scientists uncovered interesting facts of reproductive ecology of southern spotted turtle (Clemmys guttata) that will help the species conservation. ...

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