Reptile Radio Australia

Reptile Radio Australia

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We discuss all facets of Australian reptiles and reptile keeping! Your Hosts: Peter Birch ( Author: The Complete Children's Python, ECO Herpetological Publishing & Distribution, 2013.) Owner and operator at "Colourful Critters' since 2005. He runs his facility from his family home, nestled on 8 acres in the tranquil Ourimbah Valley on the Central Coast of NSW, Australia. The whole collection was recently re-located from the main house to its new purpose facility in early 2012. The move was daunting as breeding season was coming and we were worried about the snakes settling in as they had been in the same place for 11 years and if the temperatures of the new facility would be the same but as it turned out the snakes didn't mind the upgrade and it has been one of the best seasons so far. Meyndert Bornman ( Author: Colour and Pattern Mutations of Australian Pythons, Keeping and Breeding Australian Pythons, Mike Swan Herp. Books, 2007.) Meyndert grew up in South Africa. He has held a keen interest in animals since he was a young boy. This interest focused more and more on reptiles over the last 25 years and has an overwhelming passion and obsession. He studied for a Bachelor of Science degree over three years, majoring in Zoology and Botany. He then proceeded to obtain an Honours degree the following year in Zoology. Meyndert bred many of the giant python species during his formative years in South Africa and he specialised in genetic colour and pattern variations. Meyndert currently resides in Melbourne, Australia, where he operates and owns a large scale reptile breeding facility at a professional level. He also operates a specialised on-line reptile husbandry product shop called PrecisionReptileGear.com. Meyndert and his wife Nicole hosted the 1st Annual Australian Reptile Mutation Breeders Conference in February of 2013. Meyndert believes that educating keepers in the proper husbandry and care of reptiles, is t

We discuss all facets of Australian reptiles and reptile keeping! Your Hosts: Peter Birch ( Author: The Complete Children's Python, ECO Herpetological Publishing & Distribution, 2013.) Owner and operator at "Colourful Critters' since 2005. He runs his facility from his family home, nestled on 8 acres in the tranquil Ourimbah Valley on the Central C... Show more

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