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So you want to release your rat?

It may be surprising to anyone who knows rats, but there are people who genuinely think a pet rat can survive in the wild if it is released. I’ve had many people contact me about getting rid of their

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What Do Crickets Eat?

Crickets are best known for that iconic chirping sound they enjoy making at dusk or night time and these interesting insects often appear as characters in literary works like The Adventures of Pinocchio

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Do rats bite?

One of the most common questions asked of a rat owner is whether or not rats bite. Often, people with no rat experience will group rats together with mice, hamsters, gerbils, and all other small, caged,

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Male or female?

One of the earliest decisions you will need to make when you decide to get some rats is what sex you want. Male rats are called bucks, females are called does. There are differences between the sexes,

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The problem with pet shops

As with many rat owners, I am opposed to rats being sold in, or purchased from, pet shops. I’m often asked why this is, by people online and by those who phone for my rescue services. This page will

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What Do Snails Eat?

The term ‘snail’ is used very loosely.  This term is often used to describe a variety of species such as sea snails, coiled shell snails, and many more.  This name is most often used to land snails,

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What Do Bees Eat?

Albert Einstein, one of the smartest people who ever lived, once said that “If the bee disappeared off the face of the Earth, man would only have four years left to live.”   It is quite bizarre to

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What Do Giraffes Eat?

Giraffes are the tallest living terrestrial animals in the world.  In the past, people believed that there was just one species of the giraffe; the Giraffa camelopardalis with nine subspecies.  But now

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What Do Penguins Eat?

By now you have probably seen one or two different kinds of penguins because these aquatic birds are so popular in aquariums and zoos.  These animals live almost exclusively in the Southern Hemisphere

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What Do Plecos Eat?

Plecos are not one of the cuddliest animals on earth.  They look quite dangerous with their spotted hides and angled heads.  These fish are tropical and belong to the armored catfish family.    These

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What do Zebras eat?

Out of all the animals on earth, the zebra is probably the easiest to identify.  We all know and love these horse-like animals for their distinctive black and white striped coats.  But what you probably

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What Do Seahorses Eat?

Seahorses are probably as close to a real live mythical creature you will ever see.  These mysterious horse-mermaids may look like miniature horses with tails, but they are probably as different from

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What Do Orioles Eat

Oriole birds often cause a bit of confusion amongst bird lovers because the species list can vary slightly based on what bird record you follow.  In the Old World genus of Oriolus, there are about 30

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What Do Beavers Eat

Beavers are quite infamous creatures since they are so often used in cartoons as animals that clog up canals and rivers by building large wooden dams.  You might have even been lucky enough to have seen

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What Do Wolves Eat?

Wolves have been creatures of fascination since the oldest of times. We love to marvel at these beautiful creatures in zoos and are obsessed with the concept of turning into a werewolf that howls hungrily

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What Do Cockroaches Eat?

Most people believe that if doomsday arrives, cockroaches will be the only surviving creatures left on earth and they are probably right.  Cockroaches are insects of the order Blattodea. There are 4,600

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What Do Ferrets Eat?

Ferrets are not as renowned in households as cats and dogs, yet these were some of the first domesticated animals.  These small, furry weasels are quite small at an average length of 51cm and height of

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What Do Elephants Eat?

Elephants probably don’t need any introduction.  Being the largest land animals, they are quite infamous.  There are three main species of elephant:  The African bush elephant, the African forest

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what do emus eat

An Emu looks a lot like a smaller version of an ostrich.  In height, they are the second-largest living bird and they are a member of the genus Dromaius family.  Emus are flightless and they are mostly

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What do Chameleons eat?

What do Chameleons eat?

Chameleons are one of the most famous reptile species in the world for one big reason; Their ability to change color is mesmerizing. These beautiful creatures change color so they can blend in with their

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What Do Geese Eat?

What Do Geese Eat?

Geese are birds in the family Anatidae. There are only three genera of geese; Grey geese, domestic geese, and black geese. There are quite a few different varieties of geese in these genera and some other

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What do Cardinals Eat?

What do Cardinals Eat?

Cardinals are beloved visitors in the back yards of all bird lovers in North and South America. These birds are also known as cardinal grosbeaks or cardinal buntings. Female cardinals can seem a bit dull

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How to Prevent Animal Bites and Infections

Animals, whether domestic or wild, are a host of infectious parasites. These parasites do not harm the animals but can be very harmful to man.  Parasites live on the skins or in the furs of animals.

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Is a rabbit a rodent?

A lot of people find it hard to classify rabbits. Some people believe that rabbits are rodents. What do you think? Are they rodents, or belong in a different classification of animals? Alright, only science

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What do Sheep Eat?

Sheep are some of the most important animals on the planet because their products are used for food and clothing manufacturing.  These soft and adorable animals are kept as livestock all over the world

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What do Lizards eat?

Lizards are a vast group of reptiles that includes over 6,000 species.  These species can differ quite a lot in size and they are found in lots of different areas of the world.  They also vary greatly

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What Do Tadpoles Eat?

By now you have probably seen tadpoles swimming about a pond.  These tiny creatures are commonly found all over the world and they are hardly a rare sight to behold.    Tadpoles are also called pollywogs. 

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What Do Coyotes Eat?

What Do Coyotes Eat

Coyotes are quite beautiful with their soft fur and bushy tails. These creatures are native to North America and look a lot like the gray wolf but are slightly smaller. The coyote is part of the canine

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What do Hedgehogs Eat?

What do Hedgehogs Eat?

Hedgehogs sure are sharp little creatures. These mammals are part of the Erinaceinae subfamily and there are seventeen different species under five genera found in the world. Unlike you may think, these

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What Do Superworms Eat?

What Do Superworms Eat?

Superworms are not the most beautiful creatures on earth. With their soft long brown and white bodies, they do look quite gross to people but to reptiles and birds these creatures look like a tasty bite

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What do Turkeys Eat?

What do Turkeys Eat?

Turkeys are some of the most peculiar-looking birds in existence. Their featherless heads and fleshy wattles dangling from the top of their beaks reminds of something alien. The huge size of these birds

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What Do Badgers Eat

What Do Badgers Eat

Badgers are some of the toughest creatures in existence. These short-legged creatures are omnivores in the Mustelidae family. There are 11 different species of badger and all of them are identified by

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What do Mullet Eat?

What do Mullet Eat?

Scientists estimate that there are about 33,600 different types of fish species found on earth. Out of all of these species, the Mullet is one of the best and most interesting. Mullets are also known as

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What Do Alpacas Eat

What Do Alpacas Eat?

Alpacas sure are eccentric creatures. These mammals of the camelid family are often confused with the Ilama because they do look quite similar due to their long necks. These two animals are also closely

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What Do Squirrels Eat

What Do Squirrels Eat – Tasty Foods You Can Feed Squirrels And What To Avoid

If you’re like us, then you absolutely love feeding squirrels but what do squirrels eat? What is safe to feed them and what should you avoid. Below is a complete list! We love to feed many different

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Do squirrels eat smaller animal such as Mice, Rats or Birds

Do squirrels eat smaller animal such as Mice, Rats or Birds?

The appetite of a squirrel doesn’t really include other animals such as mice, rats or birds. You won’t find them going out and killing them as food. However, they just may kill

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The 5 Best Window Bird Feeder

The 5 Best Window Bird Feeder Reviews for 2018

The best bird feeder is strong enough to withstand harsh climates, pesky critters like squirrels and chipmunks, and should keep the bird feed dry. The most important thing to note is that the bird feeder

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Best Backyard Wooden Bird Feeders

3 Best Backyard Wooden Bird Feeders

A bird feeder not only beautifies your backyard but also attracts birds to it. Many homeowners look for numerous ways to beautify their backyard when something as simple as adding a bird feeder can help

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7 Hanging Bird Cages that Are Perfect for Any Backyard

7 Hanging Bird Cages that Are Perfect for Any Backyard

As with any pet, birds require nutritious foods, lots of attention and care, and a place they can call home to feel comfortable and secure. Dogs have kennels, cats have kitty homes, and birds have Bird

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Naughty Grey Squirrel Raiding The Bird Feeder

DIY: Squirrel Feeder

​While squirrels may look cute, they can be an annoyance if you have a garden and grow various fruits and vegetables. Squirrels love to pick at almost any food they find so chances

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Squirrel Breeding Season

What is The Squirrel Breeding Season?

Introduction Squirrels are abundant throughout the world. This is only natural considering how there are hundreds of different squirrel species. Even though they all belong in the same, broader genus Sciurus,

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Squirrel

Is There Such Thing as a Squirrel Mating Call?

About SquirrelsSquirrels are small to medium sized rodents, indigenous to America, Eurasia and Africa, closely related to the mountain beaver. There are estimated to be more than two hundred different

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Infant Squirrel

Is Infant Dehydration in a Squirrel Possible?

It is very common that orphan squirrels are dehydrated. This is because the mother often feeds the baby, but now that the mother has escaped due to some danger, the baby cannot stay for more than 2 hours

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What Eats Squirrels

What Eats Squirrels?

Just like other small mammals, squirrels have a lot of natural predators. This contributes a lot to their lifestyle. For instance, a squirrels will always be on alert even when there is no danger around.

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Best Squirrel Proof Bird Feeders in 2020

Squirrels are everywhere, and you cannot kill them or get rid of them. Bird feeder owners sometimes face a lot of problems due to the squirrels eating the bird food leaving nothing behind for them and

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Eliminate Your Fears And Doubts About Deer Feeder

Still concerned about using a deer feeder? Worried that it will attract the wrong types of animals? It’s a good idea to do a bit of research and understand the specifics of deer feeding before getting

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5 Quick Tips Regarding Bird Seeds

You’re getting ready to start feeding birds? That’s a great idea and you’re likely to enjoy it immensely. When it comes to making those first steps, it’s very important to choose the right seeds.

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Tips to Bringing More Nature to Your Yard

A garden that’s bustling with life and bird songs is certainly a lot more exciting than an empty backyard space. The most beautiful gardens attract numerous insects, birds and even some mammals.

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Reasons Why Bird Houses Has Gotten More Popular In The Past Decade

Buy it Now! Something as simple as hanging a wooden bird house can have a profoundly positive impact on the environment. Bird houses themselves look good and they create the right habitat

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The Reasons Why We Love Bird Bath

Buy it Now! If you love nature and wildlife, you’ll definitely fall in love with a bird bath. It’s such a simple thing but it brings an array of colorful birds to your garden. The

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