Merck Manual

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Average Life Span of Reptiles in Captivity

Average Life Span of Reptiles in Captivity

Ball python

15 to 20 years

Boa constrictor

15 to 25 years

Bearded dragon

5 to 10 years

Corn snake

10 to 15 years

Eastern box turtle

25 to 50 years

Green anole

4 to 8 years

Green iguana

5 to 15 years

King snake

10 to 15 years

Leopard gecko

20+ years

Leopard tortoise

50+ years

Old World chameleons

3 to 8 years