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    A Game of Musical Cages

    Some of us don’t have the luxury of reptile rooms. Some of us share our living space with others who aren’t reptile fanatics.  It can be a challenge to provide appropriate caging for a moderately-sized reptile collection in public living space.  It becomes even more challenging when the number and species of reptile waxes and […] More

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    Nutritional Value of Commercially Raised Insects

    Up until recently there was little detailed nutritional information about commercially raised insects. However in the last 10 years the nutrient content of the most common commercially raised insects has been published in peer reviewed journals. These analyses include house crickets (Acheta domesticus), waxworms (Galleria mellonella larvae) mealworms (Tenebrio molitor larvae), superworms (Zophobas morio larvae), silkworms (Bombyx mori larvae) butterworms (Chilecomadia moorei larvae), soldier fly larvae (Hermetia illucens larvae) and several species of roaches and locusts. More

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    Introducing “Raising Reptiles”

    Whenever you talk with someone who is truly passionate, truly thrilled about something, you can practically feel their excitement, which generally means that you are more interested in what they have to say. You get a sense of how important their subject is and how much they care about it. As reptile lovers, we enjoy a unique hobby that most others don’t understand yet. They just don’t know enough to appreciate how extraordinary these creatures are. More