50 Really Exotic Pets

50 Really Exotic Pets

A Fur-and-feather-free Guide to the Most Lovable Tarantulas, Tortoises, Snakes, Frogs, Lizards, and Other Creatures

Book - 2008
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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!
Publisher: New York : Collins, 2008.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
ISBN: 9780061491818
Characteristics: 191 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Alternative Title: Fifty really exotic pets


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