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If you’re looking for blog posts about reptiles, amphibians and their care, this is the place for you!.

Bearded Dragon Teeth

We all know that dragons have teeth in order to fight off evil and protect princesses from inadequate suiters, but do bearded dragons also have teeth? It doesn’t look like it, but looks can be deceiving. In this post, we’ll dive deeper into the topic of bearded dragon...

Bearded Dragon’s Third Eye?

The first question you probably want answered if you’re reading this post is the question; do bearded dragons have a third eye? The answer to this is; yes! Bearded dragons have a third eye, also called a parietal eye, pineal eye or solar eye. This is something seen in...

Ball Python vs Corn Snake – Which One Should I Go For?

If you’re looking for a pet snake, then both the ball python and the corn snake are often the first two that come up; and for good reason! Both of these snakes make wonderful pets and are also great snakes for beginners. But, which is best? In this article: Ball...

Best Pet Geckos

Geckos are great! There are so many different kinds and they make for great pets if you do your research beforehand. This article lists some of the best pet geckos available, so you can make a choice that’s right for you. Please note that this list is in no particular...

7 Of The Largest Pet Lizards – The Biggest Lizards You Can Own

Big pet lizards are not only impressive but also very entertaining. For some, the largest pet lizards are the most attractive as pets. If you’re one of these people who prefers large pet lizards, then this post is for you! When looking for a pet lizard, you may have...

Best Pet Turtles

Turtles make for great pets and are very rewarding to keep. However, finding the best pet turtle for your situation is vital to your success as a reptile keeper. Turtles come in all shapes and sizes and this list of the best pet turtles contains just some of the...

Best Pet Frogs

If you’re looking for a pet frog but aren’t sure which is best for you then you’re in the right place. This article lists the best pet frogs you can get. Without wasting any time, let’s get into the article! African bullfrog In no particular order, the first frog on...

Best Pet Tortoise

Tortoises make great pets if you know what you’re doing. They’re manageable, have reasonable care requirements, and let’s not even get started on those cute little faces! This post lists the best pet tortoises in no particular order. These are some of the most common...

Axolotl care sheet

Caring for an axolotl isn’t very hard but if it’s your first time, learning the basics of axolotl care is vital to providing good living conditions for your pet. That’s where this care guide comes in! In this axolotl care sheet, you’ll learn exactly how to care for...

Best Pet Snakes!

When it comes to finding the best pet snakes, it can be a bit of a challenge. Finding out what the best snakes for beginners are, or what the best pet snake is for slightly more experienced snake owners is only made more difficult by all the contradictory information...

Do Snakes Have Tails? – Where Do They Start & Can They Drop Them?

If you’re someone who likes to ponder on the deeper mysteries of life, you have probably asked yourself: Do snakes have tails? Well, in this article, we at Urban Reptiles are going to help you out by answering this strange yet interesting question. You’d think that a...

The Difference Between Frog and Toad – The Ultimate Matchup

Both toads and frogs have a lot in common. It can be a challenge to tell the two apart, as the differences between frogs and toads aren’t quite clear as day. This article was created to help you understand the differences and the similarities between these two...

Best Pet Lizards – Lizards You Want to Have as a Pet!

When it comes to lizards as pets, it’s often hard to make a decision. There are a lot of types of pet lizards and finding the best pet lizard for you can be a challenge. That’s where we come in! This article is all about the best pet lizards, as well as some of the...

Do Snakes Lay Eggs? – Find Out in this Post!

Do snakes lay eggs…? This question pops up a lot and isn’t as simple as it may first appear. You may be thinking that snakes are reptiles, and therefore snakes lay eggs, but it’s a little more complicated than that! In this blog post, we’ll answer the questions “do...

Do Garter Snakes Lay Eggs? – We’ve Got the Answer!

If you’re wondering if garter snakes lay eggs or give birth to live young, then you’re in the right place. This post will answer the question of “do garter snakes lay eggs?” as well as dive deeper into the topic of garter snake eggs and giving birth. In short: No, a...

Are Turtles Reptiles or Amphibians?

Turtles are often debated about… Not only is it a name that’s used differently in US and UK English, but there’s also the question of whether or not these animals are reptiles or amphibians. So, are turtles reptiles or amphibians? Let’s find out! This article is all...

Reptiles vs Amphibians – What Are The Differences?

There’s often some confusion about the difference between reptiles and amphibians. However, these two groups of animals are quite different, and once you know what to look for the difference can be easy to spot. In this blog post: reptiles vs amphibians The...

How Do Tadpoles Breathe?

Even though the question of how do tadpoles breathe is a very specific one, it’s a question that’s asked often by people who first start learning about herping, especially amphibians. In this (short) article, you’ll learn how tadpoles breathe! If you’re interested in...

Are frogs reptiles or amphibians

If you’re looking for an answer to the question: “Are frogs reptiles or amphibians?” then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, we dive deep into the question of whether frogs are reptiles or amphibians, and what makes them so… In the past, both reptiles and...

Corn Snake vs Copperhead

The battle of the corn snake vs copperhead is one that’s been going on for centuries. Here on Urban Reptiles, we don’t like people harming animals. Unfortunately, people not understanding the difference between a corn snake vs a copperhead is one of the main reasons...

Blue-tongue skink care sheet

Blue tongue skink care is quite easy and they great pet reptiles. That being said, as with all reptiles, you do need to do some thorough research before buying one. In this blue tongue skink care sheet, you’ll find out exactly how to care for your blue tongue skink...

What’s the difference between a turtle and tortoise?

When it comes to slow-moving animals with large shells, the tortoise and turtle both spring to mind straight away. Turtles and tortoises look very similar and both can make great pets. However, there are a few key differences! In this article, you’ll learn exactly...

Are corn snakes aggressive?

Whether you’re looking to get a corn snake and are just checking if you’ll be safe, or you’ve had one for a while and they’ve suddenly started getting slightly aggressive, this article is for you. If you’re asking yourself the question: “Are corn snakes aggressive?”...

Blue Tongue Skink Facts

When it comes to blue tongue skinks, there are a lot of things that are quite bizarre. That’s why we’ve created this list of some of the best blue-tongue skink facts. This will help you to learn more about this animal and will help you to wow your friends next time...

Bearded Dragon Facts

When it comes to reptiles, there’s nothing better than learning new things. Bearded dragons are no exception and that’s why we’ve created this list of bearded dragon facts for you to enjoy! We always try to provide posts that are as thorough as possible, but if we...

Bearded Dragon Care Guide – The Complete A-Z

Bearded dragons are extremely popular, so this bearded dragon care guide is a post we couldn’t leave out. Caring for bearded dragons isn’t all too hard, but you do need a lot of information to be able to care for them properly. In this bearded dragon care guide,...

How To Set Up A Ball Python Enclosure – Terrarium Setup

Learning how to set up your ball python’s terrarium is an important part of their care. If you have prior knowledge of reptile keeping, most of this stuff is similar to other reptiles. However, as with all reptiles, there are certain things that are specific to the...

Ball python humidity and temperature

Ball python humidity and temperature aren’t the most exciting topics when it comes to keeping a pet ball python. That being said, your ball pythons heating and humidity requirements are extremely important to the health of your snake. Ball pythons come from...

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