50 Really Exotic Pets
A Fur-And-Feather-Free Guide to the Most Lovable Tarantulas, Tortoises, Snakes, Frogs, Lizards, and Other Creatures
ISBN10: 0061491810 ISBN13: 9780061491818 Publisher: Perennial Published: Jun 1 2008 Pages: 191 Weight: 0.90lbs. Height: 8.50" Width: 6.00" Depth: 0.50" Edition: 1st Edition Language: English
Think cats and dogs are for the birds?
It's time for something more exotic . . .
Whether you're already an exotic pet owner or you're thinking about becoming one, here is your one-stop guide to owning such unusual household pets as lizards, snakes, frogs, newts, spiders, and insects. Increasingly popular, these creatures offer low-maintenance, low-allergy, space-saving alternatives to traditional pets. This practical and accessible handbook covers more than fifty of the most popular amphibians, reptiles, and invertebrates available from captive-bred stock and offers care requirements, handling advice, breeding information, photographs, and more for each species. It also includes expert advice on:
- Choosing the most suitable species
- Setting up a tank or vivarium
- Feeding and proper diet
- Health hazards and warning signs
- And much more