Difference between amphibians and reptiles

The Difference Between Amphibians and Reptiles

Unless you are a herpetologist, or someone who studies reptiles and amphibians, trying to tell the difference between amphibians and reptiles can be tricky; the two are usually (incorrectly) interchangeable. In fact, reptiles and amphibians were once classified as the same due to their similarities, and they belong to...
Tortoise Enclosure, Russian Tortoise

How to Build the Perfect Russian Tortoise Enclosure

Russian tortoises are one of the more popular reptiles to own as pets because they thrive in extreme temperatures. But many owners of this species have a difficult time finding or creating a tortoise enclosure that would satisfy both pockets and of course, the tortoise. Given their natural ability...
pet care, captive breeding, caught in the wild, captive-bred

Captive Breeding

What is Captive Breeding? Captive breeding is the process of maintaining the natural breeding processes of plants or animals in a controlled environment. Captive-bred programs are employed to help protect species caught in the wild, from the possibility of extinction. It is estimated that over 90 percent of pets...