50 Really Exotic Pets : A Fur-And-Feather-Free Guide to the Most Lovable Tarantulas, Tortoises, Snakes, Frogs, Lizards, and Other Creatures

50 Really Exotic Pets : A Fur-And-Feather-Free Guide to the Most Lovable Tarantulas, Tortoises, Snakes, Frogs, Lizards, and Other Creatures

Book Title: 50 Really Exotic Pets : A Fur-And-Feather-Free Guide to the Most Lovable Tarantulas, Tortoises, Snakes, Frogs, Lizards, and Other Creatures

Author: David Alderton

Format: Paperback | 191 pages

Publication Date: 01 Jun 2008

ISBN-13: 9780061491818

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 vivariumFeeding and proper dietHealth hazards and warning signsAnd much more!