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Do Snakes Hiss? ( Silly question? )

We are all familiar with the image of an irritated snake raising itself off the ground and hissing. But not many of us will have experienced anything like this in real life. So, can we be sure that this is, in fact, a behavior that snakes exhibit? Snakes do hiss but they don’t do it…

What Do Toads Eat

What Do Toads Eat? (ABout Toad Eating Habits)

Frogs take a lot of the limelight both in the wild and as a domestic pet. But their close cousin, the toad, is an interesting little creature that makes an excellent pet. If you’re thinking about getting your hands on a pet toad, then it is essential to provide it with the proper care and…

Can Baby Leopard Geckos Live With Adults

Can Baby Leopard Geckos Live With Adults?

If you are an animal lover and have leopard geckos, then the chances are that you may want to introduce new individuals to the mix. Moreover, a lot of people decide that going down the breeding route is a good idea. That said, there is the concern over whether juvenile leopard geckos will be safe…

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Do Snakes Nurse Their Babies?

As mammals, it seems perfectly natural to use that an animal would use its own milk to feed its young. This is a behaviour and ability that runs across thousands of species but have you ever seen a baby snake suckling at its mother for sustenance? If not, this comes as no surprise, but if…

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Can Snakes Bite Through Rubber Boots?

In some parts of the world, wild snakes can be very problematic. While these creatures won’t typically attack for the fun of it, humans will often startle snakes before they have had the opportunity to notice the warning signs that signal a bite is imminent. Since they have very few alternatives when it comes to…

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Do Geckos Shed Their Skin ( When and why? )

Geckos are reptiles and one of the most defining features of many reptiles is the ability to shed their skin. But this can seem like a bit of a weird process to humans whose skin doesn’t shed as a whole but rather in tiny particles. But one of the most common questions for new gecko…

How Big Do Iguanas Get in Captivity? (Growth Chart and Size Details)

There are many diverse types of lizard that can be adopted as a pet and most of these are relatively small. However, there are some breeds that can grow to an impressive size and for people who want a pet they can boast about, an iguana might be a viable choice. These lizards can grow…

Can Frogs Breathe Underwater?

Frogs are often found living around water, they are amphibians which means that they spend equal amounts of time in and out of the water. But just because they can go into the water, that doesn’t mean that they can breathe under there, right? If you have a pet frog that is spending a lot…

Do Geckos Lay Eggs Without Mating?

Geckos are an incredibly popular exotic pet; if anyone were planning to get their first lizard, they would likely choose a gecko. However, if you are just starting out in the world of reptiles, the last thing you would want is a clutch of eggs and impending lizard parenthood. So, the question on a lot…

What Is a Pacman Frog | Do They Make Good Pets?

When many people think of owning an exotic pet, they imagine keeping a frog. For the most part, new owners will go for some of the more common breeds, but there is one breed that is becoming increasingly popular among exotic frog enthusiasts. Let us introduce you to the Pacman frog. The South American horned…

How Much Do Sugar Gliders Cost?

For anyone who is looking to own an exotic pet that is more furry and cuddly than scaly and slithery, a sugar glider is an excellent option. However, one important thing to keep in mind is that these small marsupials, while they do make excellent pets, will cost a significant amount to keep over their…

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How Do I Stop My Sugar Glider From Smelling?

Sugar gliders are beautiful animals that make excellent and very loyal pets. However, they can give off quite a pungent odour and this can be off-putting for potential owners. Sugar gliders that are fed the correct diet likely won’t have a strong smell. However, there are certain foods that can cause your beloved little pet…