Hot Reptiles Posts

How To: Spot problems in an African Spur-thighed tortoise

How do you examine a tortoise to determine its level of health? Does the tortoise need real sunlight or is a UV lamp alone adequate? Is dog food okay as a diet item? What about mites? How can you determine the sex of the tortoise? All this and more is answered by Herpetologist Hillary Dupont, with the help of Host Israel Dupont.

How To: Survive a venomous snake bite

In this series of outdoor safety videos, our expert on venomous snakes tells you how to treat a snake bite. You will learn what to do if you get bitten and how to use an extractor to remove the venom. But your first priority is to keep from getting bit in the first place.

How To: Set up a snake cage

In this video series, learn from snake expert Johan Svahnström how to set up a snake cage for your pet snake. Johan will teach you how to choose a snake cage, where to place a snake cage in your home, what type of substrate to put in your pet snake cage, and how to choose snake cage furniture.

How To: Care for Tegu lizards

In this video series, watch as reptile expert Shawn Fay teaches all about the Tegu Lizard. Gain a knowledge of their history, how they breed, what they eat, how to find a cage, how to heat and light a cage, and how to keep the reptile healthy.

How To: Handle encounters with poisonous reptiles in the wild

The Bigfoot Field Guide presents an Informational Video about Dangerous Creatures-Snakes, Lizards, Spiders and Scorpions. This video is designed to let people know about what types of creatures out there are poisonous in the event they come across one in the field. Learn how to handle encounters with dangerous snakes, scorpions, lizards, and other poisonous creatures out in the wild by watching this video tutorial.

How To: Keep iguanas healthy

In this video series, learn how to maintain a healthy iguana. Our expert, Nichole Bragg, gives you information to keep your lizard as healthy as possible. Learn how to clean an iguana's cage, and learn how to keep your iguana safe from other pets. Nichole shows you how to identify mites, ticks, dehydration, and respiratory infections in iguanas. So, if you have a beloved lizard that you want to keep healthy, learn how to care for iguanas today!

How To: Care for a hognose snake

In this video series, our expert Brian Kleinman, will show you how to care for hognose snakes. If you have been searching for a snake or other exotic pet, let our expert teach you about the history and facts of this great snake as a pet.

How To: Milk a live rattlesnake

This video could benefit from some commentary, but the illustration is straight forward. Squeeze the snake head to open its mouth and press the fangs onto a permeable covered jar and the venom will automatically release into the jar. Keep a firm hold of the snake throughout as they don't like this. Milk a live rattlesnake.

How To: Care for your pet corn snake

For all of your corn snake owners out there, this video is made for you. Learn how to care for your beloved reptile with this easy to follow tutorial. Unusual topic aside, we trust its creators at Videojug. Care for your pet corn snake.

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