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By The Dispatch On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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‘Guardians of the Glades’ with Dusty Crum to tackle Florida’s ‘snake problem’ in new Discovery Channel show

Florida has a snake problem – and snake hunter Dusty Crum has assembled the team to tackle it. The Everglades, considered the largest subtropical wilderness in the US, is a wetland paradise in the southern tip More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, November 4th, 2018
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Repticon Tampa set for November 10, November 11 at Florida State Fairgrounds

Repticon, a recognized leader in hosting reptile and exotic animal expos throughout the United States, is coming back to Tampa with an outstanding mixture of vendors, breeders, and educators. This family-oriented, More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 15th, 2018
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Repticon Tampa returning November 10 and November 11

Repticon, a recognized leader in hosting reptile and exotic animal expos throughout the United States, is coming back to Tampa with an outstanding mixture of vendors, breeders, and educators. This family-oriented, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Dr Gordon Wilson’s ‘Riot and the Dance’ presents a nature documentary with a Christian theme

Against the backdrop of the Genesis creation narrative, Dr. Gordon Wilson’s The Riot and the Dance attempts to open eyes of audiences to God’s handiwork, a glorious perfection that amazes and confounds. Part More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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Tampa Repticon 2017: Thousands gather for exotic pet show

Thousands of exotic pet owners flooded the Florida State Fairgrounds for the most recent Tampa Repticon. From reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, spiders, and exotic animals, Repticon is a place to find almost More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, October 30th, 2017
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Repticon Tampa returns on November 4 and November 5

Repticon brings the amazing world of exotic pets back to Tampa on November 4 & 5, 2017, opening to the public at 10 a.m. with a fun and educational exposition suitable for all ages and personalities. Repticon, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, June 14th, 2017
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Repticon Tampa: Florida weather can’t stall popular exotic animal and reptile show

Repticon Tampa, one of the largest shows in the nationwide Repticon reptile and exotic animal show series, returned this past weekend at the Florida State Fairgrounds with crowds who braved the inclement Florida More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
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Repticon Tampa returns this weekend, June 10 and June 11

Repticon, a recognized leader in hosting reptile and exotic animal expos throughout the United States, is coming back to Tampa with an outstanding mixture of vendors, breeders, and educators. This family-oriented, More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Repticon returns to Tampa on March 18 and March 19

Repticon brings the amazing world of exotic pets back to Tampa on March 18 & 19, 2017, opening to the public at 10 a.m. with a fun and educational exposition suitable for all ages and personalities. A truly More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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Pythons and boas: Inclusion body disease detected using immunological assays

Inclusion body disease is a serious, chronic viral infection of snakes and can be devastating in captive reptile populations. Now, a newly published study in The Veterinary Journal sheds light on the disease, and More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, October 25th, 2016
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Repticon returns to Tampa on November 12 and November 13

Repticon, a nationwide promoter of reptile and exotic animal expos, brings its unique blend of vendors, breeders, and educators back to Tampa for a family-oriented, fun-filled event. The expo brings thousands of More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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New snake, Talamancan Palm-Pitviper, discovered in Costa Rica

An international team of scientists has solved a case of mistaken identity and discovered a new species of venomous snake. Talamancan Palm-Pitviper Image/University of Central Florida The newly discovered Talamancan More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
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Repticon back in Tampa next month, March 19 and 20

Repticon, a nationwide promoter of reptile and exotic animal expos, brings its unique blend of vendors, breeders, and educators back to Tampa for a family-oriented, fun-filled event. The expo brings thousands of More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
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‘Venom Hunters’ returns tomorrow, check out sneak peek video

VENOM HUNTERS (Series Premiere)               Wednesday, Feb. 17 (10:00-11:00 PM ET/PT) on Discovery BRAVE SNAKE HUNTERS RISK THEIR LIVES TO CHASE THE WORLD’S MOST VENOMOUS SNAKES IN NEW SERIES More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 22nd, 2016
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Discovery sets premiere of ‘Venom Hunters’ for February 17

“Venom Hunters” is coming to Discovery Every year, venomous snakes kill over 100,000 people and hospitalize thousands more. Despite this staggering number, the deadly venom is also used to save lives More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, October 9th, 2015
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Tampa Repticon set for November, ‘Bigger and better than ever’

Repticon, a nationwide promoter of reptile and exotic animal expos, brings its unique blend of vendors, breeders, and educators back to Tampa for a family-oriented, fun-filled event in an expanded venue setting More...

By Zach Jones On Monday, August 31st, 2015
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Repticon presents Firexpo in September

That annual extravaganza of reptiles, amphibians, and all manner of exotic animals, the Florida International Reptile Expo, or FIRExpo presented by Repticon, returns next month! It will run again in the same location More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 24th, 2015
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‘Treasure Quest Snake Island’ preview reveals clues, dangers and deadly vipers

While ALASKAN BUSH PEOPLE was the #1 Prime Time telecast across all of television and cable in key demos in Prime Time, the premiere of TREASURE QUEST: SNAKE ISLAND was Discovery Channel’s most watched and highest More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Mehgan Heaney-Grier previews Discovery Channel’s ‘Treasure Quest Snake Island’

Dive Master and Women’s Diver’s Hall of Fame member Mehgan Heaney-Grier previewed Discovery Channel’s new adventure series: Treasure Quest: Snake Island. Talking with Dispatch Radio in an exclusive More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, June 25th, 2015
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Discovery Channel sets ‘Treasure Quest Snake Island’ for July premiere

Hidden somewhere off the south eastern coast of Brazil, could lie hundreds of millions of dollars-worth of lost Incan gold.  For 400 years, many have searched, fought and died looking for this elusive bounty.  More...


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