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Today our beautiful leopard gecko Aurora turned 9 years old!

Since we lost Barnaby, Aurora is now officially our oldest pet.  Unfortunately there's not really too much you can do to celebrate a little lizard's birthday, especially when the little lizard is already as spoiled as Aurora is. ...continue reading "Happy 9th Hatch Day, Aurora!"


Tomorrow is my birthday.  I worked last weekend so that I could have an extra long weekend this week.  Who wants to work on their birthday?  But my birthday is Thursday, and I didn't really want to take Thursday off then work Friday - so a 4 day weekend it is! ...continue reading "Not So Photogenic"

My leopard geckos, in general, are pretty low maintenance pets - especially compared to my high energy dogs!  That doesn't mean, though, that I don't get a lot of enjoyment out of keeping them.  One of my favorite things about keeping reptiles is that I really enjoy setting up their tanks.   ...continue reading "Aurora’s New Tank Setup"


Happy 2016!  I hope everyone had a fun and safe new year's eve, and that your 2017 is off to an awesome start.  The pack and I had a rather mellow new year's eve this year.  The dogs' dad and I stayed home and spent a majority of our night snuggled up with the dogs on the couch.  We made it past midnight without falling asleep, at least, although I can't say the same for Kit and Fen. ...continue reading "2016: Our Year in Review"


yyWell, belated Hatch Day, but only by a day.  Yesterday, September 20th, our beautiful leopard gecko Aurora turned 8 years old!

Aurora is our second oldest pet, right after Barnaby who will turn 10 years old in November.  But Aurora is no old lady!  Estimates of how long leopard geckos live vary greatly.  Some people say the average is only between 6 and 10 years, but other sources say, if well cared for, between 10 and 20 years is a good estimate.  Quite a range right?  The oldest leopard gecko on record, at least that I know of, passed away at the ripe old age of 32! ...continue reading "Happy 8th Hatch Day, Aurora!"


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