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Exotic Animal News Archive
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
Labour announces plans to ban pet primates
21st August 2019
Measure forms part of party's new Animal Welfare Manifesto
Microchip reminder after giant tortoise found wandering through field
14th August 2019
Finder hauled the enormous animal home in a wheelbarrow
Odours 'can evoke positive emotions' in rats
25th June 2019
Research finds rats can learn to link smells with positive experiences
Vigilance urged following reports of Seoul virus
29th April 2019
Disease identified at pig farms in northern England
ITV show prompts animal welfare complaints from vets
25th March 2019
BVA calls for vet to be on set for UK 'I'm a Celebrity'
Exotics vet performs intricate surgery on goldfish
19th February 2019
Thirty-minute surgery carried out to remove tumour on jaw
Fish appear to recognise themselves in the mirror
11th February 2019
Study raises questions about how scientists test self-awareness in animals