Other Animals

Earwig? As a pet? Heck yes! Why not? Earwigs are stinkin’ rad, easy to keep, and totally harmless. In fact, it might just be one of the best pet insects that you can get. But is the earwig the best pet invertebrate for you? #earwig #clintsreptiles #petinsect ==== Enclosure: https://amzn.to/2Z7NMJR Fish Food: https://amzn.to/2Xdqwxr Sand: https://amzn.to/2QcRLAz
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The Mountain Lion Foundation, a wildlife advocacy group, recently sued the Klickitat county sheriff after learning that he had deputized hounds to hunt and kill cougars. The foundation’s argument was that legislature bans hunting cougars with hounds unless the situation is life-threatening. Animal advocates say that the hound dogs and handlers are called out any
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The common boa (Boa constrictor imperator) might just be the best pet snake on planet earth. Clint looks at the these incredible snakes to help you determine if the common boa is the right pet snake for you. ==== Snake Rack: http://www.reptilebasics.com/reptile-rack-systems Boaphiles: http://www.boaphileplastics.com/cages.html Rodents: https://secure.rodentpro.com/ Hide: https://amzn.to/2t9GSo0 Water Bowl: https://amzn.to/2JyrdJC Substrate: http://amzn.to/2w22IxV Thermostats: http://amzn.to/2jiLLJr
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The government is refusing to align with an EU plan to halt imports of the offspring of wild-caught macaque monkeys for medical research. It has prompted claims the UK is complicit in a “cruel” trade in wild animals that risks sparking and spreading new diseases. More than 1,140 live long-tailed macaques were imported from Mauritius
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We  are delighted to announce the results of our latest photo competition. David Taylor wins First Prize with his outstanding image ‘Red-necked Avocet Reflection‘. Second Prize is awarded to Ragoo Rao with “Who’s That?”. Third Prize goes to Michel Carré with ‘Squint”. Please give kudos to the photographers by leaving a comment at the bottom
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“Eco-friendly” LED streetlights produce even worse light pollution for insects than the traditional sodium bulbs they are replacing, a study has found. The abundance of moth caterpillars in hedgerows by rural roads in England was 52% lower under LED lights and 41% lower under sodium lights when compared with nearby unlit areas. In grass margins,
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Two juvenile ospreys were taken from their nest on a light pole at a park in Calvert County, Md., and euthanized, causing a stir among local wildlife enthusiasts and birders. County officials said they followed all protocols and federal laws protecting birds in removing the young ospreys from the pole to replace a light fixture
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Tegus, monitors, iguanas, and other large lizards are awesome reptiles, but they are also powerful and potentially very dangerous animals. But can they be trained? Clint discusses how and why he has target trained is Argentine tegu Gus Gus so that their interactions can be safe and Gus Gus can be healthy and happy. #clintsreptiles
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