Reptile enthusiasts tout pet alternate

Photo 1/10
  • Advocate staff photos by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Bearded dragons Reeves, left, and Crimpson model the beds, necklaces and leashes made and sold by Lizard Luxuries on Sunday at Repticon Baton Rouge, a reptile expo show, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

    Buy this photo

  • Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Lestat, a Burmese python, wraps itself around Zoe McCorkle at Acadian Enclosures' booth Sunday at Repticon Baton Rouge, a reptile expo show, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

    Buy this photo

  • Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- A rare albino eastern glass lizard is displayed Sunday at Repticon Baton Rouge, a reptile expo show, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

    Buy this photo

  • Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- A rose hair tarantula climbs up Kacey Wooley's arm Sunday at the Spider Boyz booth at Repticon Baton Rouge, a reptile expo show, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

    Buy this photo

  • Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Braiden Carver, 7, holds an emerald swift lizard Sunday at Repticon Baton Rouge, a reptile expo show, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

    Buy this photo

  • Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Caleb Mumphrey, 8, holds Lestat, a Burmese python, at Acadian Enclosures' booth Sunday at Repticon Baton Rouge, a reptile expo show, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

    Buy this photo

  • Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Brooke Thrasher looks at her snake Sunday at Repticon Baton Rouge, a reptile expo show, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

    Buy this photo

  • Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- Boaz, a 1-year-old bearded dragon, wears a miniature LSU football helmet Sunday at Repticon Baton Rouge, a reptile expo show, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

    Buy this photo

  • Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- A pastel het pied ball python sits in a container Sunday at Repticon Baton Rouge, a reptile expo show, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

    Buy this photo

  • Advocate staff photo by BRIANNA PACIORKA -- A giant Suriname toad was one of many different of amphibians being sold Sunday at Repticon Baton Rouge, a reptile expo show, at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales.

    Buy this photo