The Reptile and Exotics Show is set to return to Evansville, Indiana with multiple events planned for 2024.


Reputable Breeding Creates Beautiful Beasts

Now, I'll admit that they may not be my first choice when it comes to a companion animal, but I can see and appreciate the allure that reptiles, snakes in particular can have. The various color and genetic combinations that reputable breeders have been able to create are nothing short of stunning.

Best Beginner Snakes

According to Reptiles Magazine, if you are new to the idea of a snake as a pet and you're just learning, Corn Snakes and Ball Pythons are among the top choices for beginners to snake ownership.

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We often get questions about what is an ideal beginner pet snake for those new to the hobby. Beginner meaning fairly easy to care for with not a lot of requirements other than good husbandry and attention to detail. Of all the reptiles available in the hobby, snakes seem to be the most popular. - Reptile Magazine
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Where to Start

If you've been thinking about welcoming a snake or other exotic pet into your home, you may be wondering how you find one, and that is where the Evansville Reptile and Exotics Shows comes into play.

Evansville Reptile and Exotics Show Returns

Taking place at the Vanderburgh County 4-H Fairgrounds, you will be able to find a large selection of vendors. So whether you are looking for a first-time pet, you need to upgrade your habitat for your existing pets, or you're looking for feeders, you do not want to miss these family-friendly events.

When and Where

The Evansville Reptile and Exotics Shows are scheduled throughout the year, according to local reptile breeders, Mayo's Morphs. For 2024 there are shows planned at the Vanderburgh 4H Fairgrounds for the following dates:

  • February 10, 2024
  • April 6, 2024
  • June 1, 2024
  • October 5, 2024
  • December 14, 2024

Make plans now to attend, Then keep scrolling to see pets banned in each state.

[Source: Mayo's Morphs via Facebook]

LOOK: Here are the pets banned in each state

Because the regulation of exotic animals is left to states, some organizations, including The Humane Society of the United States, advocate for federal, standardized legislation that would ban owning large cats, bears, primates, and large poisonous snakes as pets.

Read on to see which pets are banned in your home state, as well as across the nation.

Gallery Credit: Elena Kadvany


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