Contrary to popular belief, snakes aren’t slimy and only one-third are considered venomous. Find out more about becoming a snake owner here.
Reptiles are often feared or misunderstood due to a great deal of myths that surround these fascinating creatures. Did you know that there are more than 8,000 species of reptiles in the world and that they live on every continent except for Antarctica? Reptiles also have incredible life spans – anywhere from 70 years for an alligator to 150 years for certain types of tortoise. It’s no wonder than each reptile has its own special care requirements that need to be followed if you want to ensure that they stay healthy. Explore our reptile coverage and learn what it takes to provide the food and shelter that they need to survive.