Jules Sylvester's Reptile Rentals
Welcome to Jules Sylvester's Reptile Rentals

Jules Sylvester, an intelligent, articulate wildlife expert who is part adventurer, part animal trainer, part explorer and full time storyteller. His encyclopedic knowledge makes him an authority on how animals, amphibians, reptiles and insects inter-relate. With his British accent and fluent Swahili, Jules is an entertaining speaker and he regularly lectures to special audiences at universities and Colleges. Besides his Discovery Channel Specials, his voice talent is used in  Animal Kingdom at Disney World in Florida. Read more about Jules...

Reptile Rentals Inc. has become a “go to” company for performing snakes, alligators, crocodiles, frogs/toads, crabs/lobsters, insects, lizards, mice/rats, scorpions, spiders, tortoises, turtles, and other props. Reptile Rentals has an unrivaled safety record for the cast and crew as well as it’s highly trained and experienced handlers- no bites, accidents or problems for over 30 years! Read more about Reptile Rentals...

Highly regarded by the American Humane Association, all handlers arrive well prepared with equipment (snake tongs, nets, boxes etc…) and are ready to work at a moments notice. The company has a long history of supplying large quantities of animals (Snakes on a Plane, Arachnophobia, Lemony Snicket, to name a few). See our Film Poster Gallery...

Reptile Rentals also offers set and location safety as “snake catchers”. This is a service that is becoming quite important for the out of town locations.

Union affiliations include SAG, AFTRA, American Humane Association, Local 399 (Teamsters-Animal Trainers Union).

Credits

- Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008) (animal wrangler)
- The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising (2007) (snake consultant)

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About Jules

Jules Sylvester, an intelligent, articulate wildlife expert who is part adventurer, part animal trainer, part explorer and full time storyteller.

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Videos

Interview with Snake Handler Jules Sylvester and actress Julianna Marguiles on dealing with the real life snakes while shooting Snakes on a Plane. Don't miss the behind the scenes of this cinematic thrill ride!

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SAG AFTRA American Humane
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Teamsters Local 399