Category «Exotic animals»

Why choose a very beautiful pet, anyway?

Thanks for visiting our new blog by Dr. Laurie Hess! She’ll be adding regularly around the Pet Health Network about everything exotic. Being an exotic animal vet, I’m frequently requested why anybody want a very beautiful pet (bird, rabbit, guinea pig, chinchilla, ferret, lizard, turtle, snake, hedgehog, sugar glider, or any other unique animal) more than …

Why keeping exotic creatures as pets threatens the survival of among the world’s most endangered species

Most Americans know lemurs because the vibrant-eyed animal stars of TV nature shows. The little primates, located on the island nation of Madagascar from the southeast coast of Africa, are acknowledged as probably the most threatened number of vertebrates on earth—94 percent of lemur species face extinction. And that’s why biologist Kim Reuter was surprised …

Wild and exotic creatures

Individuals are typically unprepared to deal with the requirements of creatures based in the wild. Frequently, whenever we think we’re helping an outrageous animal, we’re able to be dooming it rather. It is crucial that we learn appropriate responses for coping with wild creatures. In the end, it’s the humane factor to complete. Here are …