Looking for a glowing salamander, ball python, or axolotl?

FREMONT — On the last Sunday of every thirty day period, Terra Condition Group Higher education will get a minimal slimy as dozens of versions of reptiles, amphibians, mammals and fish are sold at the BRM Reptile and Exotics Expo in the college’s fitness center. Buyers can locate a lot more than 90 tables stuffed with animals, supplies, food items, cages and substrates.

“It’s quite significantly a a person-stop store,” explained Angel Johnson, who owns BRM with company companion Richard Stevenson.

Johnson is a reptile breeder from Fostoria, and Stevenson is a reptile breeder from the Dayton area. With each other, they coordinate the month to month expos by pulling in unique breeders and sellers from all in excess of the state. At the May 29 expo, Bonnie Segee was among them, and she was offering a range of reptiles, such as lots of snakes.

Haley, left, and Katie Baker, age 5, hold ball pythons at the BRM Reptile and Exotics Expo at Terra State Community College on May 29. The next expo at Terra will be on June 26.

“A good deal of folks go for ball pythons due to the fact they’re less complicated to handle, specially for youthful young ones. It is a very good starter snake,” Segee claimed. “Me, myself, I’m a bearded dragon person. They are like a doggy. You can wander them like a dog, or they’ll lay on your shoulder. They’re good animals for youthful youngsters mainly because they’re easy to treatment for.”