Super Predators was established in early 2013 in South Florida by Matt (Instagram) and Jaimie (hi I run this blog) to encourage and promote the acceptance and conservation of reptiles all around the world. We are licensed by FWC to possess the Conditional Species for exhibition (educational events, parties, etc.) and public sale. If you have any questions, shoot me an ask!
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This blog will feature our personal collection along with other posts and information about reptiles, other interesting animals and various other topics.
Anonymous asked: can you post pics of your Iguanas set up?
I’m posting pictures of the reptile room sometime tonight or tomorrow so I can get pictures then.
Anonymous asked: has the Reticulated python always been on the conditional list or is this new because i never noticed them on there, or is the conditional different from lacy
Alright here’s what I found as far as when the licenses were implemented and or changed. Let me know if you find conflicting information, I know it’s hard to find stuff that’s legitimate.
In 2008, the Reptiles of Concern (ROC) permit was created in Florida. This allowed people to keep Reticulated Pythons, Amethystine Pythons, Burmese and Indian Pythons, Green Anacondas, Nile monitors and Northern African Rocks as personal pets.
In July of 2010, they created the Conditional Species Permit (CSP). This banned the personal pet aspect of the license in Florida. Anyone who DID have their ROC was grandfathered in and allowed to keep the animals already in their possession as long as they continued to pay the annual fee and keep up with renewal.
Then in August of 2010, they added the Southern African Rock Python and Scrub Python to the CSP.
If you have any questions about the licensing to date, I’m much more versed on that subject.
The Lacey Act is a Federal law that prohibits the interstate transport of Yellow Anacondas (I don’t know why they aren’t on the CPS), both localities of African Rocks (N&S), and Burmese/Indian Pythons. This means if the animal on the Lacey Act is considered a Conditional Species in the state of FL (for example a Burmese), only licensed individuals can purchase, exhibit and breed them and they ABSOLUTELY CANNOT SHIP THEM OUTSIDE OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA. If caught, there are heavy penalties and jail time.
dragonette-baggenette asked: Hi! Would you mind giving me some information about your own experiences with tegus? (How much experience w herps ypu need before you get one, temperament in general, ect) thanks! They're such gorgeous lizards and I'm really interested in them.
Tegus are definitely a more advanced species to work with. They need high temp. basking spots, a variety of different foods, and lots of space.
The first few Tegus I worked with were awful, but they were not worked with nearly enough as they grew. Working with a Tegu like that is tricky but it gives you an idea of their attitude, power, and abilities.
They’re very smart too. They are very intelligent and powerful animals and they are one of my favorite species to work with. It’s very rewarding to work with Marbles, he’s so wonderful for how he was raised and he helps me show people that Tegus are not all are aggressive. Not to say he’s perfect, but he tolerates me and Matt more than any other Tegus have, haha.
Here’s a great site for more info:
So we will be rearranging again once I’m home from work! Yay new stuff! Probably post some more pictures later tonight.