Other Animals

Bogey’s surgery required a three-week hospital stay, but the results were worth the long stay—Bogey is a visibly happier bird. Image courtesy of Exotic Avian Sanctuary of Tennessee (EAST) For many hundreds of years, medical science has slowly advanced to its current state of remarkability. Even so, science is consistently working hard to get further
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Webinar: Avian Vet Insider—Cardiovascular Disease in Pet Birds Date: Friday, February 11, 2022 Special Time: 11:00 am PST (double-check your local time with this time zone converter) Join us for a FREE, live, interactive webinar hosted by Laura Doering, former editor of Bird Talk magazine and Birds USA magazine. Our special guest, Dr. Stephanie Lamb,
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Lord Vader is a beautiful black pine snake. He is an absolute dream–except for one little problem: he bites incessantly. Is there anything that can be done? Can you train a snake not to bite? Yes! I’ll show you how. Spoiler, this works on a lot more than snakes! #clintsreptiles #snaketraining #snakebite ==== NERD: https://www.youtube.com/user/nerdreptilesinc
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Do you want a pet that is as rad as it is tiny? How about a pet that can inject venom with its claws and spits silk? Then the pseudoscorpion might just be the best pet for you! #pseudoscorpion #clintsreptiles #scorpion ==== Aquarimax Pets: https://www.youtube.com/user/Aquarimax Aquarimax Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKbRcTT9nuk Roachcrossing.com Fruit Fly Paste, Cups, Excelsior /
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Stanford engineers developed the grasping robot based on studies of birds. (image by William Roderick) During our own childhoods, many of us only envisioned robots as plot material for Science Fiction novels. As the years progressed, the idea of a functional –and useful–robot of any kind slowly took hold, and science produced many variations of
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Milk snakes (Lampropeltis triangulum) made our list as one of the best pet snakes you could possibly get. But are they the right pet snake for you? We look a bit closer at these beautiful, fascinating snakes to help you decide. ==== Enclosures: http://visionproducts.us/vp12wp/?page_id=18 http://amzn.to/2Fw1c8n Water Bowl: http://amzn.to/2ytIY7h Heat Pad: http://amzn.to/2gXqog6 Heat Tape: http://www.bigappleherp.com/Flex-Watt-Heat-Tape Thermostat:
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Image by Tomasz Proszek from Pixabay Fall is in full view, and winter is just ahead. With that, it’s time to approach an important part of our backyard bird-watching experience with the readying of advice. Summer celebrates the full array of birds that prefer various locations, but fall and winter are important as they present
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The Macaw Recovery Network (MRN) has a long history of saving parrots from the edge of extinction. Headquartered and registered in Costa Rica, it leads and executes an impressive number of growing projects. However, the larger admirable goal of MRN is to continue expanding its collaborative network and projects across the Americas. The name says
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Only 14% of wildlife seizures made in Vietnam in the past decade have resulted in convictions, according to a new report that highlights the weak enforcement in the country and lack of coordination between its agencies in following up on investigations. The report, published by the U.K.-based Environmental Investigation Agency, revealed that of at least
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New research just published, finds hydropower development to satisfy the growing human demand for energy has become one of the major drivers of habitat loss, fragmentation, and degradation everywhere. The dams create massive reservoirs, which drown out the homes of many creatures, including these apex predators. A jaguar in the Brazilian Pantanal, the largest tropical
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In the wild, creatures of all kinds have a level of differing intelligence that assists them in their daily existence. None of this is a surprise. It stands to reason that the ability to process thoughts, decipher problematic situations that occlude the way of necessity and the ability to get along is quite the requirement
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You finally made the big decision to pick up that adorable Goldendoodle rescue for adoption from your local rescue shelter. You have a new family member and cannot wait to bring your furry friend home! The only problem is that after settling in, your new addition may show some behavior and health issues that previously
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An undercover investigation by Humane Society International/UK and Finnish animal campaigners Oikeutta Eläimille revealed the shocking reality of fur farms in Finland. Finland is the biggest fur producer in Europe. Since 2000, it has exported over £11 million worth of fur to the UK, despite its own ban on the production of fur. Many of
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One of only two remaining populations of an “ecosystem engineer” truffle-eating marsupial found in Queensland is much smaller than originally thought and could be declining further, according to new research. Scientists studying northern bettongs on the Mount Carbine Tableland in north-eastern Queensland have estimated the number of animals in that location is fewer than 50,
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