Whether you’re looking for reptile pets for kids or tame animals to keep you company, there are lots of friendly pet reptile species.
Our cold-blooded creatures have a range of personalities, and there are reptile pets you can hold and even cuddle with. The best reptile pets for handling are generally the friendly ones, and one of the friendliest reptile pets is the Bearded Dragon.
Don’t be fooled by the name—this lizard is gentle, social and awake during the day. Affectionately referred to as “Beardies,” these scaly playmates often love being picked up by their owners.