Cameron Ramsey is 32 years old and lives in West Jordan, Utah. Cameron is the president of the Wasatch Herpetological Society based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Cameron runs Ramsey's Reptiles with his brother Chad Ramsey and has been keeping reptiles with a focus on breeding since he was 16. Since 2008 he has focused on geckos, specifically Eublepharid species. Cameron has a bachelor's degree in Anthropology from the University of Utah where he focused on human evolution and zooarchaeology. Cameron ran the herpetological collection and the zooarchaeological collection at the Utah Museum of Natural History while attending college. Cameron is currently beginning work on genetic diversity of reptiles within the southwestern United States with a focus on speciation.
Should We Breed Popular Gecko Species? Yes!
Keeping reptiles is a rewarding experience, one that develops a bond with these animals. Consequently, we find ourselves asking questions and raising issues rooted in morality and ethics. One such question has been surfacing lately regarding the continued breeding of some of the most popular species such as crested geckos (Correlophus ciliatus), gargoyle geckos (Rhacodactylus auriculatus), and especially leopard geckos (Eublepharis macularius). More