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Summary: Reptile Radio has gained some incredible popularity within the reptile industry along with outside the hobby. Reptile Radio's massive listener base combined with some of the most well known herpetologists, reptile keepers and breeders as guests week in and week out, is what has driven Reptile Radio to the success it's had. Five times featured as a top program on Blogtalkradio and consistently ranked in the top 100 shows on Blogtalkradio. Tune in every Saturday night at 12:00am (est) Be sure to check back often for the "Quick Blast" shows during the week.
When it comes to the topic of USARK partnering with PIJAC there seem to be a lot of opinions floating around on whether this is the right move for the reptile nation to make. For whatever reason the herpetoculture element of the reptile industry hasnt stopped to examine what it is they are actually supporting. For this quick segment Larry talks about how reptile breeders should seek support from those that support them, and not expend valuable resources on those that just may be the direct opposition.
Larry checks in for a little quick blast action. I just got off the phone with ck so the show will go on!
If youve been a dedicated fan of our show over the years, you know that Mark Mandic of Markus Jayne Ball Pythons always brings something fresh everytime he graces our stage. CK hosts this episode with one of the finest Canadian Ball Python breeders around. Sure to be another RR classic.
For well over two decades, Dan Wolfe has been producing beautiful captive bred reptiles of various species. His passion for the animals in his care is readily apparent to any of those whove had the opportunity to appreciate an example of his high quality production first hand. CK visits with our returning guest to discuss the latest happenings at Dan Wolfe Herpetoculture today, as well as Dans exciting plans for the future. Sure to be a must listen episode.
If youre into Ball Pythons, by now youve surely come across some of the crazy videos taken at NERD by Raphy Martinez of Massachusetts Ball Pythons, AKA "Maballs". Through the magic of YouTube, Mr. Martinez brings Kevin McCurleys hottest new creations right to your desktop in full color animated splendor. If you havent yet seen any of these videos, rest assured that a drool-worthy experience awaits ! CK hosts this episode with the man that brings us behind the scenes at New England Reptile Distributors.
Reptile Radio research shows us that lots of our newer listeners out there have aspirations of some day being able to vend at their local Reptile Expo. With The NARBC Tinley show just a month away, this may be the perfect time to ask a first-time vendor about how he is preparing for the big event. CK hosts this episode, promising a sprinkling of this, that, and the other, with the lastest BLBC member to reach the vaunted level of Colonel, Nick Boles, as our special guest.
With the growing popularity of African Fat Tail Geckos, Reptile Radio would be downright negligent if we didnt feature an episode about them. Chris West of Wild West Reptile knows a thing or two about this interesting little species, and will be sharing his experiences from a boutique breeders perspective. CK hosts this four-legged episode for the Gecko fans out there that just cant get enough!
If youre into Ball Pythons, and you havent seen the creation known as the Josie Ball, then you probably need to trade up from your dial up connection to the net ! CK catches up with Joe Ellis for the complete skinny on what is clearly one of the sweetest additions to the BP worlds genetic stable in recent time. Tune in for the BP talk you crave, should be a good one.
Even though Reptile Radio has a worldwide listener base, prior segments have generally featured a distinct North American perspective. This episodes guest comes to us all the way from beautiful Rosa , Italy. Pitoon Ekarintaragun of United Herps is joining us to spill on the European Market; including a peek at the major European shows, CITES concerns, and other important Euro regulations and issues. CK captains RRs first across-the-pond voyage to see whats happenin with our scale-lovin brethren on the other side. Tune in for something completely different !
Reptile Radio gets off the beaten path for this episode, as we welcome Rob Stone of High Plains Herpetoculture to the Double R studio. CK hosts this segment, featuring those extra terrestrial looking Rhino Rats, boldly colored Bamboo Rats, Chinese Beauty snakes, and even the less-know Dionnes Rat snakes. Tune into this episode for info you just cant find anywhere about this colorful and interesting group.
John Dague of JD Constriction brings the ball talk when he checks into the Reptile Radio booth during his road trip to Twin Cities Reptiles. CK hosts this weeks twin-city-three-way, which may even feature a surprise guest... tune in and find out.
Josh Marki takes his first turn in the Reptile Radio broadcast booth to talk Tortoises, Ball Pythons, and other scaled critters. CK pilots this episode straight to the Sonoran Desert to find out whats going on at Mr. Markis place. Whether youre a shelled warrior devotee, or just another fan of high-quality BP morphs, youll be sure to take something away from this show.
Regular Reptile Radio listeners know that its been way too long since Morelia Viridis has been the featured species on the show. Well, the wait is over! Marcial Mendez has been a mainstay in the US Chondrophile community for well over ten years. CK catches up with Marcial to talk pairings, clutches, and outcomes of his 2012 Chondro season, plus plenty of other plate-filling delicacies!
DVM Shane Whitaker stops by the Reptile Radio studio to discuss his thoughts on the Desert Ball Python Morphs apparent reproductive issues, and possible courses of action to investigate and potentially isolate the cause. CK hosts Dr. Whitakers second visit to the double R guest microphone.
Finally... a little taste for the Carpet Python fans out there! Mike Curtin is generally considered one of the good guys in the world of herpetoculture. Besides his reputation for being straight-up, honest, and helpful, he also happens to produce some really beautiful animals. CK catches up with Mike to discuss his amazing Carpet projects, the status of his 2012 breeding season, and maybe even some of the other species currently residing at Scattershot Exotics.