Toshiro, the Argentine black and white tegu, who sticks out his long, forked tongue. Owner Mark Jukes thinks of kaiju, large, typically reptilian monsters that popularized a Japanese film genre, when he holds the hefty Toshiro.
P-J photo by Eric Zavinski
Two blue-tongue skinks. These lizards stick out their bright blue tongues on occasion and enjoy being handled and having their heads and chins scratched.
Cersei, the smooth-fronted caiman alligator, who flexes his jaw muscles and smiles wide. Mark Jukes, Cersei’s owner, named her after the titular “Game of Thrones” character Cersei Lannister.
P-J photos by Eric Zavinski
A gallery of photos of Mark Jukes and his family with several of the animals they have as part of Reptile Realm, based in Jamestown.