Category Reptiles

Necessary Things To Know When You Are Bitten By A Snake

Necessary Things To Know When You Are Bitten By A Snake

Necessary Things To Know When You Are Bitten By A Snake

Necessary Things To Know When You Are Bitten By A Snake

Necessary Things To Know When You Are Bitten By A Snake. The two-year-daughter of my friend was bitten seriously by a rattle snake when she treaded on it. Her parents immediately took her to the hospital after her arm swelled up immediately. The doctors injected her with many shots of anti-venom so that the venom in her blood system would deactivate. Her arm turned black and tough, but luckily, she healed completely. From the story of this little girl, I want give you  this article with some information about the indications and treatment when someone is bitten by a snake.

How to Prevent Snake Bites

If you encounter a snake, slowly back away and do not touch it.
Do not step or...

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Anaconda Snakes Myth- Revealed

Anaconda Snakes Myth- Revealed

Anaconda Snakes Myth- Revealed

Anaconda Snakes Myth- Revealed

Anaconda snakes extract similar responses from most of us, a response smeared by hatred, fear and probably revulsion. The image of this serpent that we carry in our mind is that of a creature that looks vile and is widely known to be monstrous. Apart from a few of the wealthy and the adventurous ones who want them as pets, most of us prefer to see anaconda snakes in TV and glossy travel magazines rather than in our homes and at the patio.

The natural habitat if these reptiles are the dense tropical forests in lovely South America. Found extensively in the Amazon River basin and also other tropical forests, this serpentine creature is worlds one of the largest snakes.

These snakes are carnivores, and prey a range of aquatic as ...

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How to care for your Big large lizard pets

How to care for your Big large lizard pets

How to care for your Big large lizard pets

How to care for your Big large lizard pets

How to care for your Big large lizard pets. Choosing reptiles as pets is not a very conventional choice. However, those few who are in love with reptiles and wishes to keep them as a pet have very rewarding experiences. One of the most popular choices of reptile pets are the Big large lizard pets. Monitor lizards are big sized lizards which are known for their intelligence. They are curious and sometimes show more intelligence than mammals. If raised with proper care and patience they can make some of the best pets.

There are a variety of big lizards available and you should choose the one according to the space you can give them and the amount of care you can give them...

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Some Forms That Allow You To Identify Different Types Of Snakes

Some Forms That Allow You To Identify Different Types Of Snakes

Some Forms That Allow You To Identify Different Types Of Snakes

Some Forms That Allow You To Identify Different Types Of Snakes

Some Forms That Allow You To Identify Different Types Of Snakes. Knowing that you need to better understand this topic I recommend that you take 5 minutes to read what we have to say.

Snake phobia is definitely common occurrence, but the ability to distinguish between poisonous or non-poisonous remains a rarity. Snake identification is considered necessary for people living in areas where all sorts of species have their habitat, particularly when their venom endangers our health...

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Looking For Snakes And Reptiles

Looking For Snakes And Reptiles

Looking For Snakes And Reptiles

Looking For Snakes And Reptiles

There are not many places in the world that haven’t been colonized by snakes and other reptiles. Snakes are even to be found in cities, although it is only the friendlier ones that tend to survive human wrath. However, if you want to find some of the more uncommon snakes, you could look in parks and fields, on beaches or in rivers and ponds and even in the sea, depending on where you live, of course as sea snakes tend to inhabit warmer, tropical waters.

You will have to be wide awake and train your eyes to notice even the slightest movement. Wear clothes of dull, drab colours and move very slowly, stopping often to listen out for movement in the grass or bushes...

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How To Choose The Right Pet For You

How To Choose The Right Pet For You

How To Choose The Right Pet For You

How To Choose The Right Pet For You

Thinking of getting a pet, but not sure what type fits into your lifestyle? Pets come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes. It is important to consider various factors when deciding which type of pet you prefer. Choose a pet that fits your lifestyle and personality. If you like to run or jog you might consider a dog to run with. If your are a less active type person maybe a cat, fish, bird, etc would be a better choice. Also, consider the physical requirements of taking care of a pet. Do you like small animals that are easier to care for, or medium to larger animals such as dogs, cats, etc?

A pet can be adopted from an animal shelter or purchased from a pet store or private breeder...

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Owning Snakes

Owning Snakes

Owning Snakes

Owning Snakes

For those who prefer the kind of pets who are neither too noisy nor too high maintenance, then snakes are meant for you. Snakes can be too inconspicuous that you may sometimes forget they are there. These animals are considered despicable beings in books and movies but those perceptions are not at all true. If you get to know them better, you will realize that snakes are wonderful creatures that aren’t as bad as their onscreen persona.

However, be WARNED that venomous snakes must at all costs be kept far from human beings as possible. One bite from them can take away lives immediately.

There are many advantages you can derive from having snakes for pets. First, they are very easy to care for...

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Top 10 Unique Pets

Top 10 Unique Pets

Top 10 Unique Pets

Top 10 Unique Pets

If you are looking for a pet that is creepy and crawly and will be certain freak out at least a few of your friends, you might want to check out one of these unique pets.

Unique Pet #1: Rats

Many people have phobias about rats or associate them with dirt and disease, but rats can actually be great pets. They are very sociable creatures that can be really enjoyable to watch and to interact with.

Unique Pet #2: Tarantulas

While the thought of keeping a spider as a pet may churn some people’s stomachs, tarantulas are very low maintenance pets. You rarely have to clean their cages and they do not need a great deal of food. In addition, most tarantulas are not poisonous or aggressive...

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Water Snakes

Water Snakes

Water Snakes

Water Snakes

Water Snakes. There are many types of water snakes found in the world. The type of snake you encounter depends on the region in which you are traveling. You should know that a snake could strike you from a distance of half of their body length. Hence it is safe to stay at a distance more than half of their body length. This striking distance is only when you encounter the snake in land.

In water their striking distance is very limited. Better avoid the areas in which the snakes sun. Usually they will be sunning in the branches that protrude over the waterfront so that if they find any encounter they will drop themselves into water and escape...

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Force Feeding Lizards

Force Feeding Lizards

Force Feeding Lizards

Force Feeding Lizards

Force Feeding Lizards. Force feeding is sometimes necessary for lizards in captivity. There are situations and conditions which will result in a lizard not eating on their own.

Resulting in seizures and similar conditions are some diseases that lizards can sometimes get. It is imperative not to feed them during an incident like this. Swallowing the food is something they won’t be able to do. What you can do instead is seek the help of a veterinarian. A tube will have to be placed in the animal’s stomach so that they could feed. Getting their mouths to open is tricky but with the use of the syringe, it’s possible.

Squeeze the processed food into the back of the throat using the syringe and avoid the trachea at the back of the tongue...

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