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  • Feeding Watermelon to Uromastyx Lizards: What You Need to Know

    Uromastyx and watermelon

    Uromastyx lizards are herbivores that require a balanced, plant-based diet to thrive. While watermelon can be an occasional treat, it should make up no more than 10% of their intake due to its high sugar content. Providing the right mix of leafy greens, vegetables, and limited fruits is crucial for these reptiles.

  • Nile Monitor Diet: Food & Behavior in the Wild and as Pets

    Nile Monitor (Varanus niloticus)

    Nile monitors are known as one of Africa’s most voracious predators, consuming a wide variety of prey including fish, frogs, rodents, birds, and even other reptiles.

  • Target Training for Tegu Lizards

    Target Training a Tegu Lizard

    Target training is a valuable technique for taming and training tegu lizards. It involves teaching the lizard to respond to a specific target, such as a brightly colored dowel rod or a clicker, and associating it with positive reinforcement.

  • Do Lizards Fart? Iguanas, Geckos and Skinks All Can Pass Gas

    Lizards farting

    Lizards fart due to the gas produced by bacteria during digestion. The smell and composition of the gas can vary based on diet. Some geckos even use farting as a defense mechanism against predators!

  • What Lizard Has The Strongest Bite Force?

    Lizard with strongest bite

    In the realm of reptiles, the Tegu lizard stands out for its formidable bite force, relying on physical strength for hunting. On the other hand, Komodo dragons, with their venomous bite and substantial size, are known for taking down prey much larger than themselves.

  • Do Bearded Dragons Fart? You Bet They Do!

    Bearded dragon farting

    Did you know? Bearded dragons do fart! Their diet and behavior can influence these gassy tendencies. It’s a fascinating part of their unique charm as pets.

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