Wednesday June 12, 2013
There are several popular species of pet pythons but the reticulated python is probably one of the less commonly seen varieties. Reticulated pythons get very large and very heavy and have even been known to cause human deaths. Get the whole story on pet reticulated pythons before choosing this large snake as a pet in the article Reticulated Pythons.
Sunday June 9, 2013
Guinea pigs are sensitive little critters that don't tolerate stress well. They also don't do well in the heat and are very susceptible to heat stroke. Prevention of heat stroke is easy and if you run into a situation where your cavy has spent some time in the sun it is important to be able to recognize symptoms of heat stroke. Find out all about heat stroke in Guinea Pig Heat Stroke.
Saturday June 8, 2013
If you ever wonder where some exotic pets come from or are considering purchasing an exotic pet then you may want to read about the illegal exotic pet trade first. Across the world many animal species are taken from their native habitats and illegally smuggled into other countries filled with wide-eyed buyers but it doesn't have to be this way. Read and research before getting any pet - especially species that are commonly taken from the wild.
Thursday June 6, 2013
Some people think sloths are the cutest creatures in the world (Kristen Bell, for example). They appear to be constantly smiling and their slow movements make them very non-threatening. But do they make good pets? Find out for yourself in Pet Sloths.