Reptile Expo May 2014

This Reptile Expo will be held at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg on the 10th and 11th of May 2014. This is the biggest reptile expo in South Africa and is a fun day out for the whole family.  The Expo is the best place to buy your pet reptiles, reptile products and reptile food. If […]

WRHA April Meeting

Dear Fellow Herpers I have the pleasure of inviting you all to the meeting for April 2014. Date: April 4 2014 Time: 19:15 for 19:30 Venue: Heia Safari Ranch Topic: South African Spiders by Astri Leroy from the Spider Club of Southern Africa You are welcome to make use of the restaurant facilities at Heia Safari Ranch.  For […]

Snake Bite Treatment Course

This course covers all the venomous snakes as well as semi-venomous snakes in RSA. You will be taught how to identify them from other snakes, what venom they possess, their distribution, habitat and how to treat their bites. You will receive all the necessary course material on the day. You will be shown images of […]

Pretoria Field Trip

Dear Fellow Member Finally, the long awaited email with regards to the field trip in Pretoria. PLEASE NOTE: No member will be allowed without the hard copy of the Indemnity form.  So please make sure that you bring your signed copy with on Saturday morning. We will gather at the Sasol Petrol station on the Cullinan road […]

Catch and Release Permits

Dear WRHA member With the snake season on the front of our doorstep, I would hereby like to request the following information from members who is in possession of a valid catch and release permit: 1.  Which area(s) do you cover / how far are you prepared to travel on a call out? 2.  Submit […]

WRHA Stand at the Spring Aquarium and Terrarium Expo

Come visit the WRHA stand at the Spring Aquarium and Terrarium expo in Randburg. Held on the 7th and 8th of September 2013, this show will have reptiles, tarantulas, reptile supplies and aquariums. The WRHA will have a stand where you can discuss the benefits of joining a herpetological association. Membership forms will be available […]

September Monthly Meeting

  Good Day Fellow Herper You are hereby invited to attend our next WRHA Details are as follow: Date:  6 September 2013 Time: 19:15 for 19:30 Venue: Heia Safari Ranch Speaker:  Dr. Allen Liebenberg Topic:  Breeding of snakes Please feel free to order food and drinks from Heia Safari’s Restaurant and come and enjoy the meeting with us. […]

Presentation Times for the Royal Pretoria Exotic Pet Expo August 9-10 2013

Friday 9 August 2013: 11:00-11:30 – Interactive and educational reptile show for children (aimed at children between ages 8 and 12. By Clint Halkett-Siddall (Royal Designer Reptiles) 12:30-13:00 – Talk on keeping and breeding boa constrictors and ball pythons also touching on genetics. By Clint Halkett-Siddall (Royal Designer Reptiles) 13:00-13:15 Questions 14:45-15:15 – Talk on […]