Exotic Pets Newswire

Exotic Pets Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Exotic Pets.

Results 1 - 20 of 143 in Exotic Pets

  1. Slideshow: Rare orange monkey born at Taronga ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Examiner.com

    ... climb up over his head the other day and he wasn't worried at all." While some people choose to keep monkeys as exotic pets, the Francois' Langur is not a suitable pet due to its endangered status. The Taronga Zoo shared photos and videos of Nanuga ...


  2. Remember: When a lion escaped and went on the rampage in AstonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | IcLichfield

    They were pictures which instantly went around the world - zebras on the run after escaping from a circus in Philadelphia. An academic was reminded of amazing scenes which happened in Birmingham more than an century ago - when a lion went on the run.


  3. British exotic pet trade endangers animalsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 26 | Dear Kitty

    ... to inexperienced owners, as well as the safety of the public and want to see laws surrounding the sales of exotic pets brought up to date. Very few adverts offered advice on the animals' history or how to care for them, potentially leaving new ...


  4. Daily Bucket: Florida's Invaders--Spectacled CaimanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Daily Kos

    Florida's most famous resident is the American Alligator. But the state is also home to one of the Alligator's much smaller cousins--which is not supposed to be here.


  5. Ideation Vacation: How to Come Up with New Article IdeasRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Writer's Digest

    This guest post is written by Zachary Petit. Zachary is the author of The Essential Guide to Freelance Writing: How to Write, Work, and Thrive on Your Own Terms .


  6. ECOVIEWS: Everyone should got a reptile showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | The Aiken Standard

    ... According to its website at www.repticon.com : “Repticon has been bringing thousands of reptiles and exotic pets from the top breeders and educators to cities throughout the country” for more than a decade. The driving force behind any ...


  7. 'Beast of Bolton' spotted near UK reservoirRead the original story

    Friday Nov 13 | Unexplained Mysteries

    Natalie Kay had been returning from a shopping trip along Doe Hey Road in Farnworth at around 9:30pm when a large animal jumped in front of her vehicle, forcing her to slam on the breaks. "It just stopped dead right in the middle of the road and was staring at me," she said.


  8. Pet rabbits being adopted for the wrong reasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 13 | WECT-TV Wilmington

    ... a lot to shock their system, so it's a risky surgery for veterinarians. On top of that, rabbits are considered exotic pets so the cost to spay or neuter a rabbit can be anywhere from $150 to $200, which is a discouraging cost to the general public. ...


  9. These 30 Exotic Animals Are for Pet Owners Who Take a Walk on the Wild SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Offbeat

    These big-eared foxes from North Africa have the temperament of a cat and can be litter-box trained, even though they look more like a dog. They have a life span of 10-16 years and will cost you about $1,500.


  10. Why you should think twice before sharing that cute animal videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Columbia Journalism Review

    ... not so dire, there can be indirect effects on the animals from which newsrooms are profiting. Videos of exotic pets, like the slow loris videos that were wildly popular a few years back, can promote illegal wildlife trade . Showing animals in ...


  11. Loopholese are driving tortoises towards extinctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Scoop

    The survival of the Indian Star tortoise is being threatened by a booming illegal trade, that causes extreme suffering to tortoises, due to a growing international demand for tortoises as exotic pets, wildlife experts warn today. In the first study to examine this trade in India for over 15 years, researchers from World Animal Protection have established that more than 55,000 tortoises are being poached from just one site in South East India each year alone.


  12. Counting stars: Illegal trade of Indian star tortoises is a far graver issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | EurekAlert!

    ... for their impoverished communities," comment the researchers. Consumers seek the Indian star tortoise for either exotic pets or spiritual purposes. With their star-like radiating yellow patterns splashed with black on their shells, not only is this ...


  13. Exotics exclusive veterinary office opens in PoolerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 7 | SavannahNow

    ... claims to be the only veterinary hospital on the Georgia coast that specializes exclusively in the care of exotic pets such as birds, reptiles, fish and small mammals. Stacey earned her doctor of veterinary medicine degree from the University of ...


  14. Kangaroos alongside horses in the pantheon of fartingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 5 | Horsetalk

    ... Ecosystem Solutions, and Professor Marcus Clauss from the University of Zurich's Clinic of Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife. The research was conducted by doctoral student and veterinarian Catharina Vendl at the Fowlers Gap Arid Zone Research ...


  15. Meet the Mexican Walking Fish, an Animal on the BrinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | How Stuff Works

    This week came distressing news from marine biologists, who reported that there were only a few dozen spotted handfish left in a survey of the fish's only known habitat in waters off Tasmania. Spotted handfish are small, bottom-dwelling fish that would rather 'walk' on their pectoral and pelvic fins than swim.


  16. 360 ToolkitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | DVM

    ... control with your team and clients. (With an educational grant provided by Merck) Whether your practice sees exotic pets or you simply field a phone call every now and then, arm your team to educate clients on exotic pet care using these tools. This ...


  17. The Top 10 Horned Animals Don't Need Costumes: PhotosRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 31 | Criminal Report Daily

    Happy Halloween! As you prepare for tonight's festivities -- whether taking the kids out trick or treating or taking YOURSELF out for some fun -- there's a non-zero chance you'll run into someone who's dressed up a pet or two. Chances are also good that cute, goofy horns will be involved.


  18. Glamour Shots Show a Whole New Side of SpidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Wired

    Most people are totally freaked out by spiders. Not Michael D. Kern. He finds them beautiful, and tries to convey that beauty with incredible close-ups that make us squirm.


  19. Work starts on Indiana's new $8.8m equine clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Horsetalk

    ... ter for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of all species of companion, equine and food animals, as well as exotic pets and wildlife.


  20. Large lizard spotted in Greenport, brought to animal shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Shelter Island Reporter

    ... can notify the town animal shelter at 631-765-1811 or town police at 631-765-2600. It's not uncommon for exotic pets to be released into the wild by their owners. The Suffolk County SPCA hosted an amnesty day in Brookhaven last week for people to ...