A home where the reptiles roam

An alligator in the tub, an iguana out back

Daily baths, natural stone floors, misting nozzles, heat lamps, a cool pool, fresh greens. No, this isn’t a luxury resort spa — it’s the life of a kept reptile.

What leads some homeowners to cater to these toothy, scaly, often-maligned beasts in this way? Call it cold-blooded love, and it all comes through in the clear, simple excitement in their voices when they talk about their pet reptiles and customized living quarters.