Painted Reptile’s Weekly You Tube Blog

Painted Reptile is a Los Angeles based exotic animal pet store focusing on the world of reptiles, amphibians and insects.  Located in the San Fernando Valley, we have one of the largest display rooms on our side of Los Angeles. We work hard to keep the exotic side of the pet world alive and thriving by bringing you the greatest prices and latest in supplies.  We carry all the biggest and newest brands, and we stock over 1000 different items.  We carry feeders, incubators, hooks, tongs, books, cages, substrate, lighting, cage decor, rocks and more.


Here at the Painted Reptile we also have fun on the social networking platforms. Bringing you sales, deals, games and updates from around the shop.  We are often shooting YouTube videos and pictures throughout the day to show everyone our experiences around Painted Reptile. In case you don’t have a chance to visit our YouTube channels or surf all of our social networking sites, we have created this weekly blog to help brings the videos right to you.




In this video we’re showing an up close look at the Monkey Tailed Skink (Solomon Island Skink). This species of skink can be found in Solomon Islands. This skink is arboreal and has a prehensile tail which helps navigate through its habitat. They are herbivores that feed on leaves, flowers, and fruit in the wild.

Monkey Tailed Skink Close Up




Blood Pythons a vicious eaters and will eat rats throughout their life. Female Blood Pythons grow to be 48 to 72 inches long, which is longer than males who only grow to be about 36 to 60 inches. They can weigh about 10 to 15 pounds.  They are a nocturnal species of python and are ambush predators.

T+ Albino Blood Python Eating



Leopard Geckos will eat their shed skin to gain some nutrients. When they are not eating their skin Leopard Geckos will eat an assortment of insects like crickets and mealworms.  Leopard Geckos will store fat in their tails just in case they can’t find food, so a healthy leopard Gecko will have a nice fat tail.  They can drop their tail if threatened, but fortunately for them it will grow back.

Leopard Gecko Eating Skin Shed



Thanks for watching all of our videos and supporting the Painted Reptile. Be sure to call our retail store (818) 654-9441 or go to https://www.paintedreptile.com for animals for sale, all the supplies you could ever need and more. Be sure to follow us on all our social networking sites!









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