Hog Island Boa Constrictor – Female unknown age

The Boa constrictor is a species of large, heavy-bodied snake. It is a member of the family Boidae found in North, Central, and South America, as well as some islands in the Caribbean. A staple of private collections and public displays, its color pattern is highly variable yet distinctive. Only adults who have experience with large snake are allowed to adopt such animals so that both snake and human are safe. Read more FAQ. Scientific NameBoa Constrictor Lifespan20 to 30 years HabitatNot currently available DietCarnivore. The main bulk of their diet consists of small mammals, including bats, and birds. They will eat any animal they can capture and fit in… Read More

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Bearded Dragon

Scientific NamePogona vitticeps LifespanUp to 14 years HabitatIn captivity it is critical that beardies have natural sunlight and/or UV light bulbs. They require a range of temperatures in their tanks so they can bask and cool off as needed. http://www.thebeardeddragon.org/bearded-dragon.php#dragons-as-pets DietMostly of leafy greens, vegetables & non-citrus fruits, supplemented with insects.Young dragons require a significantly greater insect-to-plant matter ratio in their diets than adults. About 90% of a juvenile’s diet is insects, but 90% of an adult’s diet is leafy greens & vegetables. Predators and ThreatsNot currently available For information on availabilty and additional adoption information, please email the committee chair responsible for adoptions.

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Geckos

Scientific NameEublepharis macularius LifespanUp to 20 years HabitatDry and warm 79–86 °F DietThey feed on crickets, roaches, waxworms, mealworms, super worms, other insects Predators and ThreatsNot currently available For information on availability and additional adoption information, please email the committee chair responsible for adoptions.

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Fund raiser for animal rescues- Scales & Tales Finding Forever Homes Benefit Anthology

ALL proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to animal rescues. Half will go directly to the SWHS Adoption and Rescue Program! This anthology was created solely as a fundraiser for rescues, and all of the stories in the collection are about animals… Iguanas, wolves, even hummingbirds! What a caring gift for your loved ones, or yourself. You can order your copy here: http://www.williamwubooks.com/sctafifohobe.html Copies will be available at SWHS meetings and events. Now available on Amazon as an ebook!

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Use AmazonSmile and help support the SWHS!

Use AmazonSmile and help support the SWHS!

Great news! SWHS is now registered as one of the charitable organizations to whom shoppers can donate when they use AmazonSmile! Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. Just shop here: https://smile.amazon.com/ and choose the Southwestern Herpetologists Society as your choice for the donation. It’s that easy!

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