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Jun 30, 2022

Why do we need species diversity in the reptile hobby? Why did species diversity suffer in the reptile hobby? How can we focus on regaining diversity in a hobby dominated by ball pythons and leopard geckos? Why are beginner species important? This episode has so much to unpack! Please welcome Charles Thompson from...


Jun 30, 2022

Gut Loading at its basic level is feeding feeder insects to benefit your reptile nutritionally. But 9/10 reptile keepers miss the finer details that would enable their success. What nutrient profiles do we prioritize? Does the way we house insects influence their nutrition? Are we making mistakes with hydrating our...


Jun 30, 2022

In this bonus episode of the podcast, we have the pleasure of welcoming a brand new podcast on the Animals at Home Network! Liam Sinclair and Ellie Hills are the hosts of the Reptiles and Research Podcast which will be available on both the Animals at Home Network (audio-only) and the Reptiles and Research YouTube...


Jun 22, 2022

Why isn't there a professional registry for reptiles? Have you ever thought about insuring your group of animals but been denied by insurance companies? Why is indiscriminate inbreeding so popular in herpetoculture and how does this relate to the downfall of many popular dog breeds? All of this and more are discussed in...


Jun 10, 2022

Ben Owens is a reptile keeper and Ph.D. student out of the UK. and is also the founder and director of Captive and Field Herpetology, an initiative focused on bridging the knowledge gap between herpetofauna in captivity and the wild. In this episode, we discuss how C&FH began as well as how the peer-reviewed...