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November 15, 2016 - Issue 1434


5 Things These Independent Companion Pets Need to Thrive

cat environment

November 15, 2016

Owners often make the mistake that because these pets are so self-sufficient, they don't need much time or attention. That's unfortunate because, in essence, you're keeping a captive wild animal when you own one of these popular loving pets, and they have unique needs for their health and happiness.

Crocodiles’ Eyes Are Uniquely Suited for Ambush Hunting

crocodile eye

November 15, 2016

New insights into crocodile vision explain how they can lie in wait, seemingly motionless, until prey approach and then launch a surprise attack with startling precision. Their eyes, though less precise than human vision overall, are uniquely suited for this type of ambush hunting.

Iguana Named Buddy Thinks He’s a Dog

Iguana Named Buddy Thinks He’s a Dog

November 15, 2016

This guy greets his pet iguana pretty much like other pet owners greet their dogs!