Reptiles : Pets & Animal
Turtles make fun and interesting pets. Although generally easy to keep, water turtles are susceptible to illness, most often the result of malnutrition. This occurs when they are given a mainly vegetarian diets or not given adequate amounts of animal protein. Ideally, commercial diets are preferre
Reptiles have existed for 300 million years. They breathe air through lungs, although some can absorb it through their skin, which is always covered in scales. They live on land and in the water and lay eggs for birthing young. Reptiles are cold-blooded, which means they can't regulate their own bod
Bullfrogs commonly live in lakes, ponds and swamps. The bullfrog female can lay up to 20,000 eggs that hatch into tadpoles within three to five days. A tadpole can take a year to become a full-grown bullfrog or it can take a few years depending on the bullfrog species and location. Many bullfrogs ar
Africa is home to some of the largest cats in the world including the lion and leopard. Of the nine native wild cat species, one has distinctive large black ears. The caracal is a medium-sized cat closely related to domestic cats, mountain lions and cheetahs. It belongs to the felinae families, subf
Believe it or not Kingsnakes are ideal pets for beginner snake hobbyist. Have you ever considered getting a pet snake? There are a lot of various kinds of snakes out there today that can be found at special pet stores. However, if you have never owed a snake before, you may wish to take buying a Kin
Eastern newts, Notophthalmus viridescens, require conditions similar to those of most newts in the pet trade. They are small, semi-aquatic amphibians that need a tank that is essentially part aquarium and part terrarium, and a supply of live food. Eastern newts are relatively hardy and not difficult
Red-eared sliders are one of the most popular pet turtles.turtle image by dinostock from Fotolia.comTurtles are quiet and calm pets with generally very hardy personalities. They aren't as temperature sensitive and are easier to handle than other pet reptiles. Both terrestrial and aquatic...
Many people have the wrong assumption that the iguanas should be fed with lettuce only. They are very well wrong in that notion.
If you are considering raising exotic pets and reptiles, a crested gecko might be just what you are looking for. This lizard takes well to handling and tends to be a hardy creature, so taking care of it is easy. Not only that, but they are irresistibly cute.
Pets and their keepers are born for each other. Keepers must provide their needs and in return, pets will live long with their keepers as wonderful companion. In this next article, readers will know how important turtles care is between a pet and its keeper.
You need to provide your bearded dragon with external heat due to the fact that he's cold-blooded.If he can't properly regulate his body temperature, he will be unable to fend off diseases and digest food properly.There are a few things you need to know about providing bearded dragon heati
Minnows are part of the largest fish family, the Cyprinidae family. They are small-bodied fish that grow to a maximum of about 12 inches in length. Minnows are fresh water fish and cannot survive in a salt water environment. They can be found in a number of fresh water habitats across the United Sta
Red ear sliders are semiaquatic, omnivorous turtles commonly sold in pet shops. Because they are omnivorous, they can be fed a variety of foods, including pellets, vegetables, aquatic plants, insects and fish. Maintaining a balanced, nutritious diet while avoiding overfeeding is important. Young red