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Welcome to the The Urban Reptile Learning Center. Here you will find helpful information about understanding genetics,  the care and breeding of Leopard Geckos and Crested Geckos.  Check back for new articles for Bearded Dragons and other reptiles coming soon.


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Caring for a Leopard Gecko

Name/Common Name: Leopard Gecko Scientific Name: Eublepharis macularius General Information Leopard geckos are nocturnal ground dwelling lizards that originate from desert areas in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and western India. They are one of only a few species of geckos...

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Breeding Leopard Geckos

Leopard geckos are one of the easier reptiles to breed in captivity but there are several essential steps that need to be followed. Leopard geckos usually reach maturity once males are 40 grams and females are between 45-50 grams, which is usually within one-year....

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Caring for a Crested Gecko

Name/Common Name: Crested Gecko Scientific Name: Correlophus ciliatus General Information Crested geckos are a nocturnal semi-arboreal lizard. These geckos were thought to be extinct until the early 1990’s, when the species was rediscovered thriving in large numbers...

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Breeding Crested Geckos

Crested Geckos can be prolific breeders in captivity if you follow several basic but essential steps. We recommend waiting until your female Crested Geckos reach 12 months and your males 9 months before you start breeding them. Although they may breed at younger ages...

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Introduction to Reptile Genetics

The mention of the word Genetics, is often enough to make anyone outside of the science community shudder. However for those of you that what to take your reptile passion to the next level and begin breeding you’ll find it very helpful to know some of basic mechanics...

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