The View From/White Plains; Life With Lizards, Snakes and Turtles
(Do not, however, use hot rocks -- lizards show up all the time at veterinarians with third-degree burns after basking on these, several breeders said.) Diet can also present a challenge: although some reptiles, notably green iguanas, are strictly ...
A vet who comes when called
"I thought there had to be a better way to do this." So Tedaldi opened his own practice and ... or in one particular case, a belligerent iguana that no zoo or animal rescue organization would take. But most frequently, a situation calling for euthanasia ...
Invasion of the Giant Pythons
Issues with the use of data from the Indian python ... do have the potential to do damage to the indigenous wildlife and thus a proactive approach is best. The recent freeze has caused problems with many exotics (and native species) and numbers of iguanas ...
Keep your reptiles warm this winter
Most reptiles that are kept as pets are not native to Maryland. Ball pythons, chameleons, green iguanas and other species come from warm, tropical areas and do not hibernate. Some snakes, especially Burmese pythons are susceptible to upper respiratory ...
Sulcata tortoise runs away from Logan, UT home
But it's hard to blend in when you are a 125 pound tortoise. This week ... if he hadn't been found. Sulcatas do not hibernate. Wilhelm said tortoises at the Willow Park Zoo are brought inside when the temperature drops below 50 degrees Fahrenheit.