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Animals at Home Network

Sep 30, 2022

In this episode, Phil and Roy have a discussion with the one and only, Eddie Soto, of Serpentera Exotics. We discuss a wide range of topics, from the complexity of outdoor keeping, to what it takes to establish a species in captivity, to obscure Asian agamids, to Eddie's iconic Aldabra tortoise, Jupiter. Have a listen,...


Sep 23, 2022

In this episode, Phil and Roy have a discussion with Armen Keuylian of HerpTime. We cover a lot of ground in this one, but topics include anoles, problems of scale in the captive propagation of reptiles, building large enclosures, and much more!

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Sep 16, 2022

In this special bonus episode, Phil and Roy have a discussion with María Elena Barragán of Fundación Herpetólogica Gustavo Orcés and Vivarium de Quito in Ecuador. Discussion topics include María Elena's background as a herpetologist, the complexity of keeping herpetofauna on public display, the issue of snakebite...


Sep 16, 2022

This week Phil and Roy have a conversation with Troy Bumgardner (@zookeeper_troy) of Denver Zoo. Troy is a longtime zookeeper who also has a collection of herpetofauna at home. Discussion topics include bats (!), advantages and disadvantages of zookeeping and private herpetoculture, enrichment, lighting, and more!

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Sep 9, 2022

Phil and Roy have a conversation with Conner Jones (philothamnus on instagram). Conversation topics include Conner's roots in herpetoculture and how aquaculture came first for him, trends in herpetoculture, species of interest to Conner, and much much more!

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