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​About Us


We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit reptile education and rescue group that operates in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia.

We take in sick or injured reptiles and work with local reptile vets to get them the care they need and then adopt them out.

We provide presentations to schools and other groups during which we bring out and talk about several reptile species and what makes them special.  We discuss where the animals would be found in the wild and the care required to keep them.  We then allow people to interact with a few of animals.

Animal of the Year


​Severus, an Argentine Tegu and former foster animal of REV, now enjoys life as REV's unofficial ambassador.

Severus the Tegu


Akumu is a savannah monitor that is only  few year old so still has some growing to do.  He is smart and responds to routine well.  He will calm down and be a great pet for a patient owner.  He does like to burrow so will need lots of dirt for substrate.  



Norbert is an adorable sweetheart.  He is adenovirus positive so he can not go to a home with other bearded dragons.  This does cause him to walk a bit funny at times but he climbs and runs around just fine.  He is handle-able and loves to come over for food.



Dash is a leopard gecko that thinks there is no such thing as too much food.  He is slightly cage aggressive but calms down with some handling.



Speedy is an elongated tortoise.  He is relaxed and social.  He is possibly the result of mixed breeding.



Justin Timberlake is a male redfoot tortoise that is friendly.

Male Redfoot

Jack Jack

Jack Jack is a spunky little leopard gecko that loves to eat.  He is young and not used to being held but does usually calm down after a few minutes.

Jack Jack.jpg
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