Raising mealworms to feed your pet reptiles, birds and amphibians is relatively easy, and eliminates all those emergency runs to the pet store when you realize you are out of food.
Reptiles and Amphibians
A fungus that infected frogs used to determine human pregnancy in the 40's and 50's is now capable of wiping out 50% of the world's amphibian population.
The Massachusetts Exotic Animal Law is simple. It state that it is illegal for anyone to possess any non-domesticated animal, including wild birds, mammals, fish, reptiles or amphibians unless the animal was owned before June 30, 1995.
Looking for an exotic pet to share your space? Lizards can be terrific new best friends.
The leopard gecko is a great choice for people just starting out owning lizards as pets. Their habitat requirements are easy to set up and maintain; this article gives an overview.
The leopard gecko is a great choice for people just starting out owning lizards as pets. Some of the background and traits of this lizard are given in this article.
Turtles need quite a bit of care and are not good pets for children. When paid attetion, they show intilligence and personality, surprizing in a reptile.
If you're looking for a beginner reptile, the green anole (Anolis carolinensis) is a good choice. The green anole is a small green lizard that is often referred to as the Ã¯Â¿Â½American chameleon' because of its ability to change from a dull brown to a...
The first requirement of building a reptile terrarium is understanding the requirements of your reptile. Different species of reptiles have different requirements, and not meeting the specific requires could result in illness or death.
For the right type of owners, reptile are a great pet. However, they take a lot of care and a very complex set up that most people fail to provide when buying an iguana. Here are some warnings and tips about caring for an iguana.
Did you know an American Bull Frog can jump 17 feet? Frogs are amazing creatures; transforming themselves from wiggly tadpoles to four legged, croaking, hopping amphibians, and if they are handled with respect, tadpoles make a terrific "temporary" pet.
It's essential to anyone who lives near Bufo Toad habitats to be aware of this life threatening amphibian. If your child or pet comes in contact with a Bufo Toad, you will need to know proper first aid to save their life.
Cats are great. Dogs are great. But what about snakes? Turtles? Lizards? Here are a few things to consider when looking into getting a new pet reptile or amphibian.
Reptiles often stop eating as a result of stress, illness, or poor husbandry and anorexia can be the first sign that something is wrong with a reptile pet. Here's what to do if your reptile has stopped eating.
Although green iguanas are about the hardiest pet lizard available, they are still susceptible to disease. But with proper supplementation, temperature and iguana care and disease will be substantially reduced.
Keeping reptiles and amphibians as pets is a popular hobby for people who love animals. However, they have been known to carry the deadly bacteria Salmonella. Adequate precautions must be taken to protect yourself and your family from potential infection.