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Johnson’s Newt Oil

I have always loved the Firesign Theater.

Some People Get Snow, Some Get Lizards

Ever want to catch a live, wild iguana? Easy.  Go down to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park on Key Biscayne when the weather gets cold.  They rain from the trees, and lay dormant on the ground until the sun comes out and warms them up. According to the Miami Herald, the locals aren’t too […]

Python Ordered on a No Golf Ball Diet

I’ve heard that snakes will swallow strange things, like, oh, alligators, and I personally saw a little garter snake trying to eat a sparrow way too large for it to ever successfully swallow. Here, however, is a National Geographic article about a Australian Carpet Python who has a taste for golf balls:  Python Undergoes Golf […]

Lizard Attack on Live TV

Bearded Dragon Gives Birth To Toy Lizard

Florida veterinarian John Rossi was confronted by a seven year old girl named Finley and her pet lizard, Mushu, who she thought was giving birth.  It looked like another tail was protruding from beneath Mushu’s tail. Rossi sedated the bearded dragon and began pulling on the second tail, and was rewarded with a pair of […]

Hello! Welcome!

Hey, you’re here just in time to read my very first post! I’m a writer and photographer, not a Herpetologist, though I wanted to be a Herpetologist when I was a teen. My hero was Dr. Robert C. Stebbins, author of A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. That was my bible. I still […]

The living iguanas will come and bite the men who do not dream...

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