Crested Gecko
(Correlophus ciliatus)

The PawsForWildlife team have recently re-homed a Crested Gecko (Correlophus ciliatus), which the younger members affectionately named Echo. Having never kept reptiles it is a learning curve, but crested geckos are extremely easy to look after. Once thought very rare within the pet trade, their willingness to breed and their…

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Brown Pricklenape
(Acanthosaura lepidogaster)

The Brown Pricklenape (Acanthosaura lepidogaster) is a colourful lizard from Southeast Asia, also known as the Scale-bellied Tree Lizard or Rough-bellied Mountain Dragon.



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Slow Worm
(Anguis fragilis)

As a child, the Slow Worm (Anguis fragilis) was a favourite find on my many bug hunting adventures. I remember the local fields and parks having many slow worms hidden under discarded bark, tin sheets, boards; basically anything that provided shelter. It is a huge shame to see how scarce they appear to be nowadays.


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Eastern Green Mamba
(Dendroaspis angusticeps)

The Eastern Green Mamba (Dendroaspis angusticeps) is also known as the Common Mamba, East African Green Mamba, Green Mamba or White-mouthed Mamba.


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