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Encounter Crunch, Virtually

Did you see Josh and Crunch in the Herald Sun on Saturday? The fantastic pics were taken by Alex Coppel. CRIKEY, look at those chompers! Crunch, the 15 year-old saltwater crocodile is one of Reptile Encounters’ most vicious and incredible reptiles. When Crunch arrived at the Burwood enclosure seven years ago, he was only a metre long but has now reached 1.5 metres. He is one of six salt[...]

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I’m Mack, And These Are Scale Models

Creepy crawlies just got cuter with these baby dragons and baby bettongs at Reptile Encounters in Burwood. They won't breathe fire, but these two-week old central bearded dragons will take you on a fun ride. Mack, a four-month-old brush-tailed bettong is a tiny, rare marsupial. Pictures: Alex Coppel [...]

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Just Can’t Stay Out of Truffle

Did you spot Stewie & Gav in the Herald Sun on Monday? Thanks to Photographer David Caird for taking such adorable photos of our baby bettongs! This baby brush-tailed bettong may look cute and cuddly, but these critters will eat you out of house and home. Josh Cox, who has hand-raised four-month-old Stewie, takes him on the road as part of his mobile zoo Reptile Encounters. [...]

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Barking Mad: Reptile Encounters on KIIS 101.1

Reptile Encounters sparked amazing scenes at KIIS 101.1 in Richmond when Josh, our head honcho, and Connie, our needs-no-introduction barking owl, rocked up to the studio. Jase and PJ, one of Melbourne’s favourite DJ duos, were in the middle of a monster 56 hour stint live on air, when Josh strolled in with Connie to their astonishment. (Producers at KISS had earlier called up RE to sort[...]

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‘They’ll spend tens of thousands of dollars’: Children’s parties boom

The Sydney Morning Herald November 12, 2018 By Cara Waters Competitive parents Josh Cox has also tapped into the demand for increasingly elaborate parties with his mobile zoo Reptile Encounters, which starts out at a fee of $495 for a birthday party. Party attendees get to experience stick insects, frogs, a freshwater turtle, a lizard, two pythons and then a freshwater crocodile to finish off the [...]

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Neck And Neck With Mum

Herald Sun November 2018 [...]

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The Crocky Horror Show

Herald Sun July 14, 2018 [...]

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Can I Fly? That’s Stretching It

Herald Sun December 2018 [...]

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Find out what happened when Reptile Encounters met Jason Dunstall on Fox Footy’s ‘Bounce’!

Who knew that one Australia's most renowned footy legends had a massive fear of snakes?  After losing a bet that required him to face this fear, Jason 'The Chief' Dunstall, sat with our own legend, 'Tiny' draped around his neck, probably pondering how he managed to get himself into such a situation!   When The Chief met Tiny! If you hadn't guessed, Tiny is one of our enormous Olive Py[...]

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Reptile Encounters on Mix 101.1!

In case you haven't heard our radio spot on Mix 101.1, have a listen here! Feel free to let us know what you think! [...]

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Reptile Encounters featured in the Mildura Weekly!

We're excited to be featured on the front page of the May 30th edition of the Mildura Weekly! Our very own Jacob, who is a former Mildura resident, also made it inside! [...]

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