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African Giant Millipede | Breeding, Care, and Natural History

Authored by John F. Taylor of Reptile Apartment The History, Care, and Breeding of the African Giant Millipede In 1842 naturalist Wilhelm C.H. Peters (1815-1883) travelled from Berlin to Mozambique on a scientific voyage of discovery. Peters had studied natural history and medicine in Copenhagen, had recently completed his dissertation on the morphology of turtle […]

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Herpetoculture: Changing Perspective

Herpetoculture has been a part of my life for over a decade now. The photo to the left was taken of my son when he was about 8 years old. Who just told me yesterday that I was to be a grandfather. Talk about changing perspective! That was some news, I mean I knew someday […]

Reptile Show Responsibility

So a close friend and colleague came back from a pretty well-known reptile show and was explaining how vast the differences were from vendor to vendor. I’ve been to many reptile shows such as NARBC and Reptile Super Show, I even spoke at Canadian Reptile Breeders Expo. I have never seen what my colleague described […]