The caracal cat, or Caracal caracal, is a mesmerising animal. While many have not even heard of them, those that have will remember them forever. Their trademark giant ears and long, lean bodies make them very distinctive large cats, and their ability to leap high up into the air, and pluck birds from the sky, gives them an almost mythical hold over the imaginations of … Continue reading 8 Caracal Cat Facts: Can Caracal Kittens Be Good Pets?
Native to North America, corn snakes are non-venomous, medium-sized and relatively docile. Continue reading Snow Corn Snake Genetics and Breeding Guide
Fangs are a snake’s best defense against predators, and their best offence against prey. They’re sharp as razors, can fire out deadly venom, and are the primary deterrent keeping larger animals away from snakes. But there are probably a few things you didn’t know about snakes’ fangs. What’s the difference between teeth and fangs, for example? Do all snakes have teeth (or fangs)? What do … Continue reading Do all snakes have teeth? 17 weird facts about snake teeth
As a rule, avoid large constrictors, venomous snakes, and snakes with more difficult husbandry requirements. Continue reading What are the 20 smallest pet snakes that stay small?
Ball python morphs come in a huge mix of colors, patterns and markings. On top of this, breeders are creating new morphs and color combinations all the time! What you like best is totally subjective. What is a ball python morph? Put simply, a morph is a mutation. It changes the way a snake looks, without changing the breed. These differences are on the surface … Continue reading 26 Types of Ball Python Morphs and Colors (9 Step Breeding & Genetics Guide)
Ball pythons are many things—boring is not one of them. As we’ve said in other guides, ball pythons (along with their friends, the rosy boas and corn snakes) provide breeders and herpetologists with a playground of experimentation. Their huge and vibrant range of color morphs, along with their relatively docile temperament and ease of handling, make them incredibly popular among pet owners. What is an … Continue reading Albino Ball Python Breeding and Genetics Guide
There are hundreds of subspecies of snake, and each requires a specific set of conditions. Think about it: in the wild, some snakes occupy mountainous terrains, while others live in deserts, or marshlands, or rainforests, or even in the sea! Recreating a snake’s natural habitat in an enclosure can seem like a daunting task. Luckily for you, ball pythons (aka Python regius) are not particularly … Continue reading Ball Python Enclosure and Vivarium Complete Setup for Beginners
Parakeets make great pets – and blue parakeets are no exception. Parakeets, otherwise known as budgies, require a little preparation, and TLC once they are in your home. But if you can take care of them, they will take care of you! They are great fun, intelligent, and beautiful birds. Here’s all you need to know. Blue parakeets are not to be confused with blue-winged … Continue reading Blue Parakeets: 5 Step Complete Care and Color Mutation Guide
The humble, or not so humble, otter is one of the most widespread mammals on Earth. Its various extant subspecies, numbering a total of 13, can be found on almost every continent (it’s too cold in Antarctica, apparently), and come in a range of shapes and sizes, and levels of ferocity. Otters are delightfully cute—see this video for proof. But can you keep one as … Continue reading Can you have an otter as a pet? 11 Pet Otter Facts
Much has been written about the Arctic marble fox, despite not much being known about it. Online commentators and glittery-eyed bloggers pine over its unique coloring, and debate about whether or not it is naturally occurring. (It isn’t.) It has been labeled a myth, likened to creatures from fantasy movies and discussed with that starry-eyed hopefulness that doesn’t really inform anyone of anything. What is … Continue reading What is an Arctic marble fox, and do they make good pets?