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Handle With Care

13 secrets to better reptile handling.

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From The Editor’s Desk 2011

Some reptiles are very tolerant of handling, and others should not be handled unless it’s necessary for husbandry or health. These concerns should be addressed before a rhythmic pattern of interaction can be established. Keep the three Cs in mind when dealing with any reptile: cool, calm and collected. Here are 13 secrets to facilitate the best possible standard of interaction with your pets.

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