Category Archives: Birthing Record

Birthing Record page, tracking all historical births

Our First Clutch of MBK Eggs

Our first clutch of MBK eggs has arrived! We have a thing for darkly colored reptiles, and Mexican Black Kings (Lampropeltis getula nigrita) are no exception.

This female is a couple of years old now, slowly raised to maturity. We’re fortunate to have eight fertile eggs in the first clutch.

Here’s looking forward to those beautiful little black noodles!

#MBK #LampropeltisGetulaNigrita #MexicanBlackKingsnake #DarrenHamillReptiles

Something New and Unexpected

Something new and unexpected today, an Emerald Swift (Sceloporus malachiticus)

Something new and unexpected today, an Emerald Swift (Sceloporus malachiticus). This little guy is one of two babies born a few weeks ago.

We have our Emerald Swifts in a bio-active display setup, housed with multiple species that like to bask. We never expected our Swifts to breed in a multi-species enclosure, so this was a nice surprise. 🙂

#EmeraldSwift #SceloporusMalachiticus #DarrenHamillReptiles

Baby Solomon Island Ground Boas

Baby Solomon Island Ground Boas (Candoia paulsoni) were born here at DHR September 26th, 2020. These beautiful, robust boas are known for large litters of small babies.

Baby Solomon Island Ground boas are tiny replicas of their parents. However, they will start to change color after their first few sheds.

  • DOB: September 26th, 2020
  • Sire: Tope/white
  • Dam: Orange/red
  • Result: 45 live(!!!), 4 infertile
  • AVG weight: 4.5 grams
Baby Solomon Island Ground Boas
A newly born Solomon Island Ground Boa (Candoia paulsoni)
Baby Solomon Island Ground Boas
Newborn Solomon Island Ground Boas (Candoia paulsoni)
Baby Solomon Island Ground Boas
Newborn Solomon Island Ground Boas (Candoia paulsoni)

#DarrenHamillReptiles #SolomonIslandGroundBoas #CandoiaPaulsoni

Ocellated skinks were born the other day

Ocellated skinks were born the other day
kinks were both the other day

Some Ocellated skinks were born the other day.

Ocellated skinks (Chalcides ocellatus) are small skinks (8-11 in) found in Italy (Sardinia, Sicily, Lampedusa island), Malta, Greece (Crete, Karpathos, Rhodos, Kythnos, Kasos), Cyprus, Turkey (Anatolia).

In the last few years, we’ve become huge skink fans, and Ocellated Skinks are one of a few species that have found their way into our menagerie. These beautiful skinks are as smooth as glass, with glossy overlapping dorsal scales and relatively small limbs.

#OcellatedSkink #OcellatedBronzeSkink #ChalcidesOcellatus #DarrenHamillReptiles

2020 Hog Island Boas

Baby Hog Island Boas!

2020 Hog Island Boas (Boa imperator) has arrived! As some of you may know, these are some of our favorite boas; they’re small, beautiful, and have a great demeanor.

In a couple of weeks once they have all had their first shed and a few meals they’ll be ready for new homes. 🙂

#HogIslandBoa #HogIsle #LocalityBoa #BoaConstrictor #BoaConstrictorImperator #BoaImperator #DarrenHamillReptiles

Fire Skink Eggs!

Fire Skink Eggs!
Fire Skink Eggs!

A few weeks ago we found these five perfect little Fire Skink eggs (Mochlus fernandi). This is our first time being fortunate enough to produce these cool little skinks.

Fire Skinks have a wide distribution over much of Africa including Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Nigeria, Gabon, and the Congo.

These small skinks also have a reputation for being flighty, though in our experience, adults are quite placid once accustomed to their surroundings.

#lepidothyrisfernandi #Mochlusfernandi #FireSkink #SkinksofInstagram #DarrenHamillReptiles

More Giant Day Gecko Eggs

More Giant Day Gecko eggs

More Giant Day Gecko eggs (Phelsuma grandis). 😍

We have more Day Gecko incubating and a few available. If you’re looking for the following please send us a message.

  • Giant Day Gecko (Phelsuma grandis) high red and crimson
  • Gold Dust Day Gecko (Phelsuma laticauda)
  • Lined Day Gecko (Phelsuma lineata)

#Phelsuma #PhelsumaGrandis #DayGecko #GiantDayGecko #DarrenHamillReptiles