Rob Vendramelli was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and has always had an interest in animals. He has been keeping and caring for reptiles for over 10 years, and has had over 20 different species during that time. Being drawn to less common species ensures that number will grow!
Always being involved in science, Rob has degrees in Chemistry, Biochemistry and Medical Microbiology. It’s common to see him reading the latest scientific journals in search of new reptile research, as well as studying textbooks to investigate these fascinating creatures.
Rob is dedicated to promoting herpetoculture as a hobby, and is active in education about indigenous species as well.