Rich Ihle, the creator of Reptile Adventures, has kept a large personal collection of live reptiles for over 40 years; studying and breeding some of the most incredible species known. Rich has been involved with and received awards from the Calgary Stampede, Toronto CNE, and locally, The New Times “Best of Phoenix” Award. Also, he has been involved in research and the publication of peer-reviewed scientific papers. Among the groups Rich has worked with are: ABC Sports, NFL Films, National Geographic Explorer, Talk Shows, Video Companies, and appeared on Wallace & Ladmo Show years ago.
Rich’s vision of Reptile Adventures has always been to entertain and educate people of all ages about these often misunderstood animals.