Southwest Missouri Herpetological Society

Club Mission - The Southwest Missouri Herpetological Society (SWMHS) was created in April 1999 as a 501c3 club by a variety of knowledgeable, family-friendly, herp enthusiasts, educators, and herp advocates who promote responsible husbandry through education, conservation and community awareness of all amphibians and reptiles.

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Basic Reptile Genetics

The topic of genetics is often seen as intimidating or difficult thanks to what we hear and see from the media. In reality, the genetics we talk about in the reptile hobby is fairly straight forward once you understand some basics.