River's Rodents and Reptiles

Mediterranean Spur Thigh Tortoise
Mediterranean Spur Thigh Tortoise

Coco and Chanel

Mediterranean Spur Thigh Tortoises - Watch one of these two slowly charge about on the floor in front of you. They love their shells being stroked. Coco and Chanel have lived with River since 2011, they live in separate Tortoise Tables as they do fight with each other. They are now 16 years old and will live to about 80 years old!

Zeberdee and Dougle

Corn Snakes - These two wiggly snakes like to show you how they move around. Hold and stroke one of these amazing animals. Both Zeberdee and Dougle are re-homed pets from families who no longer wanted them. Zeberdee is about 12 years old and Dougle is about 2 years old. Their favourite food is defrosted mice!

Brain and the mischief of Rats

Rats - These cheeky fellas love a good tickle along their back and down their tails. Pinky is a hairless rat and Brain has blue/grey fur. They were from separate homes but bonded like brothers.

Blue Tongue Skink


Blue Tongue Skink - Watch this super reptile move around and then stroke his amazing scales. Dude was re-homed in 2017 from a family that no longer wanted him, he loves chasing locusts and eating worms!!

Lilly and Myrtle

Guinea Pigs - Meet one of these two squeaky friends who love to sit on peoples’ laps for a cuddle. Lilly came to River as a re-homed pet but was unexpectedly pregnant and gave birth to 5 pups, one of which is Myrtle.