Increasingly, the residents become exotic iguanas. Beautiful green color reptile perfectly adapted to any environment, accustomed to the owner and are well trained. First equip a place to live iguana. It will suit a terrarium of 150 liters, the walls of which are equipped with special lamps. When the content of iguanas is very important to choose the right diet consisting of green leafy vegetables, fruits, but you can also buy ready-made specialized food. The adult size can reach two metres and weigh 5 pounds. Before you buy, think carefully about your decision, as iguanas are not cheap.
Some people are afraid of tarantulas, but actually they are absolutely not dangerous. Large, beautiful color spiders also can become your Pets. To properly determine the breed of tarantula you will help the employee of the pet store, because we need to buy a spider that will not bring harm to you or family members. Depending on the size of your pet pick the right size of the cage. If you buy a cub, you should not opt for a small glass box. Buy even for the baby tarantula terrarium. It is important to maintain humidity at 50%, but if the index decreases,it can become ruinous. The main food your pet will be crickets, insects. Prepare them yourself or buy in any pet store in the animal feed Department. The lifespan of male tarantulas is not more than 12 years, while females can reach 30 years.
For home maintenance specially bred dwarf breed, who even as adults don’t grow up to large sizes. But when buying be sure to verify with the seller that the animal is purebred. Otherwise, you can become the owner of a meat breed that grows significantly. Continue reading
Every year more and more common domesticated exotic animals, among which a special demand is for African Fox – Fennec Fox. This is the smallest representative of the family of canids, the only one who can live at home with appropriate care.
Animal sizes do not exceed the size of the ordinary cat, weighing in at 1.5 kg, the height at the withers is from 18 to 22 inches, and a length of 30-40 cm. Pointed snout crowned by the large ears, which in addition to the hearing, perform the function of thermoregulation, allowing the Fox to tolerate high temperature. The cubs are white, but the adults acquire a red or yellow shade of silky wool.
Home maintenance and care.
Fennec Fox as a pet is considered to be fairly undemanding and easy to maintenance. Due to the docile and gentle nature of foxes easily find common language not only with all family members and Pets. The only thing you need to remember, the Fennec Fox is a nocturnal creature. In the dark the pet can Wake up hunting instincts. So, miniature Fox can start to dig holes, to be worn around the apartment to drop things off the table, chew wires and stuff. Therefore, the owners need to be patient and provide a plan of action in such case. For example, you can select either a spacious aviary, or an entire room for prozhivaniem. It should be noted that Fennec easily tamed to the tray. Continue reading
The presence of the family some pet improves social skills of the child, which is very important for those who suffer from autism.
Moreover, scientists say — will benefit not only from a funny dog or a cute kitten, but even lizards.
The study involved 70 American families in which a growing boy or girl with autism. About 70% of households had a dog or a cat. Other participants also had other Pets: fish, rabbits, parrots, rodents or lizards.
According to Gretchen Carlisle, the representative of the Center of studies of the interaction of people and animals, children in families where the dog lived, demonstrated better social skills.
“However, more significant is the fact that children, who have any animal, to be more involved in such actions as the introduction, asking questions to obtain information or answers to questions… other Such social skills typically are difficult for kids with autism, but research has shown that children become self-confident, if they live with animals,” — said the researcher.
“Children diagnosed with autism, rarely communicate with others, but if there is an animal with which the child has a relationship and the guest starts to ask about this animal, it becomes more likely that the child will respond,” added Carlisle. Continue reading