Goatsby’s Place, home of the Gila monster!

Join us in exploring the fascinating world of the Gila monster (Heloderma suspectum)

Natural History

Learn about the natural history of one of the world’s only venomous lizards.

Captive Care

Responsible captive care information based on over twenty years of living with amazing Gila monsters.

Captive Breeding

Breeding and captive propagation information available here based on personal success and info available.

Recent Posts

2023 Gila monster Spring kick-off!

While all was quiet on the blog and social media posts, we have been working diligently behind the scenes with our monsters, and are kicking off our 2023 Gila monster breeding season! While every year is certainly exciting, 2023 is off the charts for us here at Goatsby’s Place! Besides the fact that our Seward-line … Continue reading 2023 Gila monster Spring kick-off!

Gila monster YouTube video now up!

Kicking off the 2022 Gila monster breeding season seemed like a time to start our YouTube videos. We plan on documenting the entire breeding season, from warm up to hatching babies, to help expand the knowledge of breeding Gila monsters in captivity. Check it out here and let us know what you think!

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