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Tim Cole
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Tim Cole

Austin Reptile Service is an organization dedicated to the conservation of native Texas reptiles through education.

The owner, Tim Cole, has been keeping reptiles for over four decades and has professional experience working with herpetologists, zoos, and on scientific field studies.

Tim has been the Reptile Team Leader with Austin Wildlife Rescue in Austin, TX, with who he has been working since 1989. He has achieved the level of State Advanced Certified Animal Control Officer and has held a Texas Parks & Wildlife Rehabilitation Permit.

Tim is a founding member of the Austin Herpetological Society and has sat on the board of various Herpetological Societies. 

Tim teaches snake identification and awareness programs to Animal Control Officers, City Utility Departments, State agencies, Cub & Scout groups, and schools.


If you want to learn about reptiles, ARS can help you!

If you want to have an event with local Texas reptiles on display, ARS can help you!

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Parties & Events

Surprise your child with live reptiles at their next birthday party!

Entertain children and adults with live reptiles at your next special event.

Austin Reptile Service provides an entertaining and informational presentation of various live snakes, lizards, amphibians, turtles, and tortoises.

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boy_with_reptiles

Parties & Events

Surprise your child with live reptiles at their next birthday party!

Entertain children and adults with live reptiles at your next special event.

Austin Reptile Service provides an entertaining and informational presentation of various live snakes, lizards, amphibians, turtles, and tortoises.

bearded dragon

Other Services We Provide

We not only provide Reptiles for Parties, Events, Education and Safety Classes but we also provide the following services:

- Property Surveys & Snake Relocation
- Snake Safety Certification Classes
- Studio Portfolio Photography
- Private Snake Safety Classes
- On-Set Snake Abatement
- On-Set Film Wrangling
- Fund Raisers

bearded dragon

Other Services We Provide

We not only provide Reptiles for Parties, Events, Education and Safety Classes but we also provide the following services:

- Property Surveys & Snake Relocation
- Snake Safety Certification Classes
- Studio Portfolio Photography
- Private Snake Safety Classes
- On-Set Snake Abatement
- On-Set Film Wrangling
- Fund Raisers