Rollout of Refreshed Website Design

Redfoot Ranch is pleased to announce that our website has been refreshed with an updated design.  A principal focus of this updated design has been to simplify and improve the means of navigating through the site so that customers … Read More

Updated Shipping Rates

All live animals purchased through are shipped via FEDEX Priority Overnight. Our shipping costs include not only the cost charged by FEDEX but also the cost of specialized insulated shipping containers. The amount that we charge our customers for … Read More

Labor Day Special

THIS WEEK ONLY – ENJOY SPECIAL LABOR DAY DISCOUNTS for Online Orders at From now through midnight (EST) Friday Monday, 7 September, enjoy sales pricing for the following product purchases: 10% off each redfoot tortoise hatchling purchased – Now … Read More

New Reduced Maximum Shipping Rates

We are pleased to provide discounted pricing on shipping for most items to most locations.  Now, customers will pay at most $60 to ship most smaller live animal shipments and at most $120 to ship any live animal shipment via … Read More

Herping the Florida Cane Fields

Herping in the Sugar Cane Fields around Hendry County Melissa Coakley, Ph,D Florida is a great place to live if you love snakes.  In fact, as I sat down to write this today my husband Bill came into the house … Read More

Everglades Herping 2010

The Suncoast Herpetological Society Annual Everglades trip – 2010 Melissa Coakley, Ph.D [from October 2010]  This past weekend Suncoast Herpetological Society participated in the 2nd annual Everglades trip! The fearless herping group consisted of myself, Bill, Doreen, Michele, and my friend … Read More

Updated Shipping Schedule

Based on the recommendation of our shipping broker, our standard shipping schedule has been revised to eliminate FEDEX Priority Overnight shipments on Thursdays for scheduled arrival on Friday morning.  The reason for this is that, in the event of a … Read More

Local Pickup Option

There have been several email requests asking whether there is an option for local pickup for customers near our Wimauma location. These have been accommodated in the past through manual order processing and payment.  We now have added the option to complete … Read More

New – Tortoise Boarding Service

Have an upcoming trip away from home? For your turtle and tortoise boarding needs in the Tampa Bay area, consider Redfoot Ranch.  We can provide a secure, safe, and knowledgeable staff that can assure proper care while you’re away. Contact … Read More

Pennsylvania Herping

Creating Herping Opportunities While Traveling Melissa Coakley, Ph.D Vacation time is precious and it is usually well planned out for herping fanatics.  As herpers we generally organize our trips around the weather, the season, and the moon phase.  As a … Read More

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