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Professor Rick Shine wins Third Eureka Award

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

The Australian Museum's Eureka Awards pay tribute to the nation's outstanding researchers, communicators and educators. Read More...

 

VIVARUIM BULB CAUSES HOUSE FIRE

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

According to a UK newspaper, fire crews were alerted to attend a house fire after a bulb in a bearded dragon’s enclosure overheated, causing the fire.  Read More...

 

Keeping Blue-tongue Lizards

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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Pet Shops Need to Be Licensed to Sell Reptiles and Birds

Thursday, August 29, 2013

A Canberra pet store has been fined $1250 for illegally selling central bearded dragons.  Read More...

 

Snakes Enjoy July Warmth

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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Geckos as Pets

Friday, August 09, 2013

Queensland veterinarian Dr Danny Brown has a special interest in reptiles (and birds) and has been keeping and breeding geckos for 30 years. He is also author of a series of three birds books and four lizard books including A Guide to Australian Geckos and Pygopods in Captivity  plus numerous articles and regular columns in bird and reptile magazines. Danny’s concise 944-page title A Guide to Australian Lizards will be available in Limited Edition soon. Orders for this title are being accepted at reptiles@reptilepublications.com.au or phone 07 5568 0011. Read More...

 

Pythons as Pets

Monday, July 29, 2013

Reptile enthusiast Adam Elliott has kept pythons for so long that he can't remember why he has such a deep admiration for them. He fell in love with reptiles as a young boy and has since collected more than 200—half of them pythons and other snakes. Read More...

 

NSW Government Approves Sale of Reptiles in Pet Stores

Thursday, March 28, 2013

The New South Wales (NSW) Government has overturned a ban on the sale of reptiles in pet stores. NSW pet store owners will be able to purchase a licence to stock selected native reptiles including lizards, snakes and turtles.  Australia’s peak pet industry body, the Pet Industry Association of Australia (PIAA), welcomes the decision by the Minister for the Environment, Robyn Parker MP which brings NSW into line with all other mainland states and territories. Read More...

 

Penrith Reptile Expo 2013

Monday, February 18, 2013

Presented by the Hawkesbury Herpetological Society, this annual expo and family fun day is one to put in your diary.  There will be live reptile shows, animal encounters, reptile supplies and more. Read More...

 

Reptecon - Reptile Education Convention 2013

Monday, January 21, 2013

This fabulous reptile convention is the only convention held in Australia. The day is planned with education in mind and you will have the fantastic opportunity to network with some of the most respected professionals in the reptile industry and  learn from their personal experiences and study.   Read More...

 


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