Pets exotic animals

Today Pets can be not only a dog, cat or Guinea pig. Many prefer to see at home an exotic pet. They can be from the world of mammals, reptiles, birds and even insects.

Pygmy marsupial flying squirrels (sugar flying possum)

It’s not bats and hamsters, and very funny animal native to Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea. Its main habitat is the forest. A small growth from 120 to 320 mm and weigh 160g. Has fluffy and soft, even silky to the touch hair. Flying squirrels are awake during the night and in the wild they prefer to not only climb trees, but also to make planning a flight, overcoming distances of up to 60 (according to some reports up to 200!) meters. Attracted by his friendly nature and the fact that no special care is required. In nature animals feed on invertebrates, fruit, pollen, and household they can be fed fruits, honey and baby food.

The axolotl

Although the name of this amphibian frightening, but the view is positive. It seems that the cute axolotl smiling. And the thing in his mouth a kind of hole. Who would not wish to have in the aquarium mysteriously smiling amphibian? Maybe that’s why the name of the larval tiger Salamander is “axolotl”, in translation means “water toy”. He lives in mountain lakes of Mexico at a water temperature of from -12 to +22. In home aquariums cute larva also otlichnitsa and even propagated in captivity. But before you put it in aquarium, please note that the axolotl is a carnivore and will not cause harm only to large fish. In nature the “menu” larvae – small fish, invertebrates, tadpoles. In house conditions it is possible to feed pieces of meat or fish, bloodworms, mosquito, Tubifex, earthworms, cockroaches.

Pygmy Hippo

We used to see a huge and hulking behemoths. But in nature there are pygmy hippos or as they are called Liberian hippos. They are found in Liberia, rivers of Sierra Leone, West Africa. The maximum weight of 280kg of the animal, the body height 80-90cm, length – 180cm. Pygmy hippos unpretentious. For them the main thing that nearby there was a pond and the opportunity to walk on the grass. This amazing creation is easy to tame. Has a calm nature, requires greater attention. With a life expectancy of 35 years. Make the pet feel comfortable at home, he needs the artificial pool and the grass which he eats. Of course, it is important to monitor humidity and temperature, that is as close to natural conditions.

Miniature monkey, you who live in Western Brazil, now for many has become a favorite pet. For its size it is no more than a mouse – 10-15cm. But her tail is longer than its owner is 20-21cm. The monkey fur is thick, silky and fine, mostly color black and brown with springing green or yellow. Favorite thing animal jump from one tree to another. A marmoset live for 2-4 individuals, their homes also need to be in pairs. Definitely in the cage or aviary must be branches, ropes, ladders and a house. Monkey eats fruits, vegetables, protein food (various insects), cereals.

Agama Mwanza

A lizard of unusual coloring – his shoulders and head Agama bright purple or red, and other parts of the body have a dark blue color. Adult length 25-35 cm habitat of Africa. Interestingly, a little lizard, if frightened, can change their color and become unattractive brown color. Agam prefer in nature to bask in the sun and climbing on rocks. Feed on grasshoppers, locusts, earth worms. At home Agama contain in horizontal terrariums. She quickly becomes accustomed and even manual. And if you use it constantly to communicate, and obedient.

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