Reptile Room

Below is a list of some of the scaley critters who live at the ranch:

BLUE TONGUE SKINK – often referred to the as the blue tongue lizard are native to Australia – the large blue tongue is often bared as a bluff-warning to potential enemies.

BEARDED DRAGON – these lizards are natice to Australia and can be found in the outbacks rocky arid region – ” Beardies” as they are often termed rightfully earns the name by the very pronounced beard sometimes shown in defensive displays as well as during mating behavior.

UROMASTYX LIZARD – inhabit a range stretching through most of North America, the Middle East and India. Better-known as the “Spiny-tailed lizard” due to the spiked tail – which is muscular and heavy, and can be swung at an attacker with great velocity.

LEOPARD GECKO – are native to Pakistan, India and Afganistan where the terrain is dry and rocky – of all lizards they are generally the most docile and actually enjoy being handled.

DESERT IGUANA  – these iguanas range from Southern Navada, Western Arizona into Central Mexico and can be found in the sandy flats and hummocks typical of the cresote woodlands.

BOA CONSTRICTOR IMPERIALIS – this 8 foot beauty is far friendlier than he looks.  The boa constrictor is a non-venomous snake that range from Mexico through Columbia and South America into Argentina.

RED TAILED BOA – Red tail boas are native to Brazil and nearby areas where they spend time in rain forests and lowlands – these snakes, while growing up to 8 to 10 feet in length and can weigh about 50 pounds full grown are well know for their docile temperment.

BALL PYTHON – The name “ball python” refers to the animal’s tendency to curl into a ball when stressed or frightened.  These snakes are native to the grasslands, savannas and sparsely wooded areas of Africa.

CORNSNAKE – GHOST MORPH – The corn snake or red rat snake is a small constrictor snake native to the Southern United States  – the name comes from the fact that they have a maize-like pattern similar to Indian Corn.

RED EARED SLIDER TURTLE  – originally these turtles were found from the Missippi River to Gulf of Mexico, however due to their popularity in the pet trade they can now be found worldwide.

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