- A collection of Reptile images captured in the moment -
ABOUT THE FOUNDERS
It’s the 1970’s in all its glory: Long hair, The Beatles, Bell-bottoms, The Doors, Led Zeppelin, The Vietnam War…and Mike’s parents considered summer sleep-away camp as a boon to Mike’s childhood. They likely hadn’t considered that forced socialization or sports would
hardly draw Mike out of his shell. Instead, it afforded golden opportunities for Mike to search for creatures within shells, or those who swam, slithered, or minimally, had four legs. Creatures beckoned…Mike simply heeded their call.
At the end of the day, Mike gathered his newfound friends, and stored them in a crate beneath his bed. All too soon, the counselor discovered his cache, and an ultimatum was issued—either the reptiles were returned to their natural habitat, or Mike was to return to his.
At the ungodly hour of 2:30 AM, Mike’s parents arrived at the camp. Together, they set the creatures loose. Then, they snugged Mike into the back seat so that he too, could reclaim his freedom. Mike fixed his eyes on the rear window of the station wagon, his breathing shallow, almost panting. He only drew a full breath as the campground completely slid
Fast forward to 1988, when an ad for baby King snakes snagged Mike’s attention. Mike immediately reached out to Fred and conversation flowed effortlessly. Shortly thereafter, Mike drove out to Fred’s place to view Fred’s extensive collection of Boas, King, Corn, and Pine Snakes. The overwhelming refrain in Mike’s head was “This is my Dream. This. Is. My
And thus, A Reptile Adventure hatched, cementing the decades-long partnership.
“What awesome Boas from this litter! Great work, HerpAddict. You always stand to produce high quality animals.”
Aug 27, 2021
“HerpAddict makes some very quality animals. Absolutely love this Boa and am beyond ecstatic about the boost in quality that my new projects are going to now have. Quality communication from the seller as well, couldn't have asked for better!”
Aug 25, 2021
“Mike is a fantastic seller to work with. It was very apparent to me that he truly cares about the animals, from healthy genetics to shipping and beyond. I am extremely happy with my baby Boa, and I highly recommend purchasing one of their animals!”
Aug 11, 2021
As I searched on the internet for weeks looking for a beautiful boa I finally came across these guys and called them directly to see what they had. Only the best words can be used with my experience here. Professional and friendly the whole time we communicated. Thank you so much this little Sunglow boa is amazing healthy and happy when it arrived . I will be coming back for more boas later no question about that. Thank you!!! 🙏🙏
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