Photo by Tyler Moulton on Unsplash Our worldview often depends heavily on a “set apart” reality. For parrots and other exotic birds, it’s their varied colorful appearances, and their ability to mimic human speech that easily captures our attention. The more common birds, especially those that are of a single color that could be described
I hope to see you soon! I’ll be at the Wasatch Reptile Expo in Salt Lake City Utah. What should I take about? #clintsreptiles #wasatchreptileexpo #clintsreptileroom
Cobras are awesome! Cobras are not good pets. But what if I told you that there is a snake that looks and acts like a cobra, but won’t kill you? Well good news, the Egyptian false cobra (Malpolon moilensis) exists! But is it a good pet? And is the Egyptian false cobra the best pet
Photo by Barth Bailey on Unsplash In times past, bird-tracking required the visual occupation of ornithologists, biologists, dedicated watchers, and enthusiasts. They reported their findings to centralized bases, and those bases accumulated and formulated appropriate data sets on the information they received. Science depended heavily on the received data to help make sense of birds
Image by Ingela Skullman from Pixabay In a time of bird counts, organized conservation efforts, and worldwide appreciation of the creatures in our spheres, we find a genuine interest in how we plan to end up in the long term. As a result of that care and interest, there are many ways for us to
Webinar: Fun for the Holidays! Annual Pet Bird Holiday Gift Guide & Giveaway Date: Friday, December 9, 2022 Time: 12:00 pm PST (double-check your local time with this time zone converter) Join us for a FREE, live, interactive webinar hosted by Laura Doering, former editor of Bird Talk magazine and Birds USA magazine. Our special
Webinar: Webinar: Avian Vet Insider – Respiratory Disease in Pet Birds (Special Time 11AM PST) Date: Friday, December 2, 2022 Time: 12:00 pm PST (double-check your local time with this time zone converter) Join us for a FREE, live, interactive webinar hosted by Laura Doering, former editor of Bird Talk magazine and Birds USA magazine.
Axolotls are weird and adorable salamanders. How could you not love that face? But are axolotls good pets? And is the axolotl the best pet amphibian for you? Let’s find out! #clintsreptiles #axolotl #pets ==== Sand: https://amzn.to/2QcRLAz Water Chiller: https://amzn.to/2E4zvEC Enclosure:https://amzn.to/2HeBQPk Water Conditioner: https://amzn.to/2Q0hwDR Worms: https://amzn.to/2E2bwpD Crickets: https://amzn.to/2XwcFwR Mealworms: https://amzn.to/2t5SyZ0 Superworms: http://amzn.to/2flvSRt Dubia Roaches: https://amzn.to/2Ir30jZ
Griffin plays with bottle caps. Approximately a year ago, I wrote about a study on contrafreeloading[https://lafeber.com/pet-birds/inside-dr-pepperbergs-lab-play-is-the-thing-if-it-is-the-right-type/] that one of my students, Gabriella Smith, had done with The Alex Foundation for her MA work at Hunter College. Contrafreeloading is extremely interesting because it is pretty much unexpected—it involves working for food that could simultaneously be obtained
Sunbeam snakes of the genus Xenopeltis have got to be some of the most beautiful animals on the planet. Their iridescence really cannot be rivaled by any other snake, not even rainbow boas. They are absolutely unreal! So why are they not more common in the pet trade? Is the sunbeam snake a good pet?
What is the best pet lizard? This is a question that we have been attempting to answer since we started Clint’s Reptiles. Well, at this point, the emerald tree skink is, in my opinion, the best pet lizard that you could possibly get. I want to show you the new enclosure that we have built
Image courtesy of One Earth Conservation In February 2021, Pedro Viteri Arriola was murdered on his ranch in Guatemala, by poachers of yellow-naped Amazon nests, which were protected on his private property. Some of the chicks were recovered, but conservation lost a hero. Pedro exemplifies the challenge faced by those on the front lines seeking
Kenya is on the brink of a fifth failed rainy season with a good chance that the country will continue to experience drier-than-average weather conditions for the rest of the year. Kenya has been undergoing a two year drought which has killed 2% of the world’s Grevy Zebras, as well as increased elephant deaths due
==== Clint is a professional biologist and educator, but above all, Clint LOVES reptiles and he loves to share that love with everyone he meets. Whether you’re lover or a hater of reptiles, you can’t help but get excited with Clint! We post a new video every Saturday morning! So stay tuned! Be sure to
Halloween is just around the corner, so let’s scare up some fun with a look at birds people might find downright scary, and/or birds that naturally sport a spooky style. The Shoebill Stork A shoebill’s stare can certainly give you shivers.Olaf Oliviero Riemer, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons There’s no doubt that the
What do zoologists think of your animal-themed Halloween decorations? They’re terrible! What do they get wrong? And what do they get right? Clint takes a look at some horrifyingly inaccurate skeleton decorations to see what we can learn from these anatomically incorrect abominations. #clintsreptiles #halloween #zoologist ==== “Labeled Rattus Skull” by BenChance under CC BY
Gila monsters (Heloderma suspectum), like their cousins the Mexican beaded lizards (Heloderma horridum), are venomous lizards. As such, they are some of the most famous, and the most feared lizards on the planet. They can’t possibly be good pets. Right? Clint explores these beautiful, notorious, dangerous lizards to determine if these beautiful lizards deserve their
October 20, 2022 By Dr. Jim Sanderson, Small Wild Cat Conservation Foundation In the late 1800s, some authors recognized 64 species of wild cats. Naturalist Daniel Giraud Elliot realized that the confusion in classification of cats resulted from great variation in coat pattern and color, body size, and dentition exhibited by individuals of most species.
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