The Exotic Pet Handbook: A Guide to Caring for Caged and Aviary Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians, Invertebrates and Fish

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Southwater, 2003 - Pets - 160 pages
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The term exotic traditionally refers to those creatures unfamiliar to the general pet-keeping public, but gradually more and more people are choosing unusual pets, especially as, in most cases, they offer low maintenance, low allergy, space-saving alternatives to traditional pets. A wide-range of animals from birds and reptiles to invertebrates and fish, are covered in this title with expert advice on how to handle and feed your pet, to types of housing and what to do if it is sick. With full colour photographs depicting each species and equipment, a comprehensive glossary and a list of approved dealers this informative family guide aims to ensure these amazing creatures can be kept in your home with ease.

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David Alderton is a widely recognized expert on cage birds and a regular contributor to publications for owners of many different pets.

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