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Reptiles

Hover over the images below to see a description of our animals!

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Royal Python

Female Khaleesi REALLY dislikes karaoke

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Blue Tongued Skink

Male Mango is named after his 2nd favourite food. (Boiled egg is his favourite)

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Yellow-Headed Day Gecko

These endangered geckos hide on yellow bamboo

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Spur Thighed Tortoise

Tina is the oldest resident at DZP! 58 years young

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Leaf Tail Gecko

Henkel’s leaf tail gecko is endemic to Madagascar. Their flat leaf-like tail and mottled skin colour makes them great at blending in with their surroundings.

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Milk Snake

Female Ronnie is named after another notorious escapee, Ronnie Biggs

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King Snake

Male Oreo eats other snakes!

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Leopard Tortoise

Shelly was illegally taken from the wild as a hatchling. Poachers face huge fines today.

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Red Tailed Boa Constrictor

Male Kevin is seven feet long

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Corn Snake

Sir Allen Hiss is friendly and often ends up in people’s clothing

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Bearded Dragon

Elliot was rescued from the roadside and has recovered so well that he’ll fall asleep on anyone who holds him for long enough

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Western Hognose Snake

Male Django is our smallest snake, and he plays dead as a defence!

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Electric Blue Gecko

Critically endangered, oranges are their favourite food

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Blue Iguana

These colourful individuals are an endangered species native to the Cayman Islands.

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Black and White Tegu

Female Alianna is nearly 4’ long and as clever as some dogs!

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Saharan Yellow Uromastyx

Our male Winston will go bright yellow when he has been basking all day

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Crested Gecko

These New Caledonian residents were thought to be extinct until the mid 1990’s and are now considered a vulnerable species.