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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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New Endemic Lizard Species Was Added to the List of Cyprus Herpetofauna
New Endemic Lizard Species Was Added to the List of Cyprus Herpetofaunaby Joeby Ragpa - Jun. 11, 2021

According to the University of Cyprus, the lizard known as ‘kοurkoutas’ corresponds to a distinct species (Laudakia cypriaca), found only there. Rea...

Horned frogs are patient predators, people keep them as exotic pets
Horned frogs are patient predators, people keep them as exotic petsby Responsible herpetoculture - Jun. 12, 2021

The Horned frog is known by various names, including the Argentine wide-mouthed frog, Pacman frog, Ornate Horned frog, and Bell’s Horned frog. ...

First giant Galapagos tortoises hatched at “Crocodiles of the World”, Brize Norton, Oxfordshire
First giant Galapagos tortoises hatched at “Crocodiles of the World”, Brize Norton, Oxfordshireby Responsible herpetoculture - Jun. 13, 2021

Great news from one of the British zoos, where for the first time giant Galapagos tortoises (Chelonoidis niger) were bred successfully: first babies hatched an...

A doctoral student from the Illinois Natural History Survey found ethical and illicit sources of poison frogs in the U.S. pet trade
A doctoral student from the Illinois Natural History Survey found ethical and illicit sources of poison frogs in the U.S. pet tradeby Responsible herpetoculture - Jun. 14, 2021

Poison frogs are now readily available in local pet shops, typically for $50 to $100 and even sometimes 2000$ each. Read more info about it using th...

Possible Consequences for Snakes Kept in Captive Conditions
Possible Consequences for Snakes Kept in Captive Conditionsby Joeby Ragpa - Jun. 15, 2021

The follwoing review investigates possible neural consequences and results of artifficial environments on snakes in captivity under human care. “The...

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