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Exotic Animal News Archive
Welsh government to back primate pet ban
25th June 2021
RSCPA Cymru welcomes the government's shift in perspective.
Snakes need to stretch out fully, study finds
27th May 2021
Animal welfare campaigners call for new legislation on enclosure size.
RSPCA reiterates call for ban on keeping primates as pets
11th May 2021
Inspectors rescue three monkeys living in a bedroom in Surrey.
New exotic species webinar website launched
12th April 2021
Just Exotics aims to help professionals broaden their exotic species knowledge.
Vets welcome proposed ban on primates as pets
14th December 2020
"We​ ​must​ ​put an end to ​the​ ​keeping​ ​and trade of​ ​primates​ ​as​ ​pets" - Daniella Dos Santos
Goby fish fins may be as sensitive as human fingertips, study suggests
9th November 2020
Researchers observe how goby fish use their fins to interact with different surfaces.
Study suggests ion generators could be harmful to fish
3rd September 2020
Researchers conclude generators produce toxic levels of copper and zinc.
Study reveals origins of guinea pig domestication
23rd June 2020
Researchers analyse ancient DNA from archaeological guinea pig remains.
Calls for tighter restrictions on keeping dangerous snakes as pets
26th March 2020
Easy to buy, but difficult to care for
Female fish can breed new species if males are attractive enough
11th December 2019
Forty new species found in single lake
Non-invasive sampling enhances reptile conservation
4th November 2019
The practical application of detection dogs and DNA analysis
Exotics vets treat 61-year-old tortoise for bladder stones
17th September 2019
Team removed stones without having to cut through the shell