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27 10, 2017

The Happiest Animal in the World

By |2017-11-01T20:31:43+00:00October 27, 2017|Categories: , , |0 Comments

You might not have heard of the quokka before, but there's a good chance you've seen pictures of them floating around the internet. They're distinctive because of their cheeky little grins, and it's no surprise that they're often referred to as the happiest animals in the world. Quokkas come from the same family as the [...]

22 09, 2017

World Rhino Day

By |2017-09-21T17:47:34+00:00September 22, 2017|Categories: , , , , , |0 Comments

World Rhino Day is on September 22 and celebrates all five species of rhino: Black, White, Greater One-Horned (Indian), Sumatran and Javan rhinos. The global day was first announced by WWF-South Africa in 2010 and has continued to grow and gain traction from followers. The following year, World Rhino Day grew into an international success, [...]

23 06, 2017

4 Exotic Animals of East Africa

By |2017-06-18T14:05:34+00:00June 23, 2017|Categories: , |Tags: , |0 Comments

The term exotic means different things to different people, and when referring to animals it can be said that exotic animals are those which are not native to their current habitat. These animals were either brought into their current homes accidentally or intentionally by man. As populations grow, so does the need for farmland or [...]

22 06, 2017

Everyday Care for Chinchillas

By |2017-06-18T12:47:23+00:00June 22, 2017|Categories: , , , |Tags: , |0 Comments

Basic pet care is basic life training. Having a pet is like having a baby; it requires planning and anticipation which sets a long term responsibility, an addition to your family, and something that can share a bunch of memories as you go along with life. A pet is a part of something personal that [...]

1 05, 2017

Save the Rhino Day

By |2017-05-05T00:44:37+00:00May 1, 2017|Categories: , , , , , |0 Comments

Save the Rhino Day Brandy Hunter In honor of National Save the Rhino Day (May 1st), AnimalPlex would like to present a special issue all about this great horned beauty. We’ll go over a few cool little facts, introduce you to all five species, and talk a little about the dangers that Rhinos face from [...]

11 04, 2017

National Pet Day is April 11!

By |2017-04-11T17:42:43+00:00April 11, 2017|Categories: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The first National Pet Day was held on April 11, 2005 and was created by Colleen Paige “to create public awareness about the plight of many different kinds of animals awaiting a forever home in shelters and rescues around the globe.”   The response quickly exploded worldwide and today we celebrate the joys of pet ownership [...]

8 04, 2017

National Zoo Lovers Day is April 8th!

By |2017-04-07T00:17:43+00:00April 8, 2017|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

Each year on April 8, National Zoo Lovers Day is observed, and there are great ways to celebrate this wonderful holiday! You could sign up to volunteer at your local zoo, taking in the exotic animals they keep there in a first-hand experience. You could take a tour of the zoo and have a picnic on the [...]

2 04, 2017

April 2nd is National Ferret Day!

By |2017-04-02T19:24:23+00:00April 2, 2017|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

That's right, today is National Ferret Day! Whatever the origin, ferrets and ferret enthusiasts continue to celebrate this day. Ferrets make wonderful pets and will amuse you for hours with their play. Ferrets are cute, playful and inquisitive pets but they do have highly specialized needs. We explore the key considerations you take into account before bringing a [...]

9 03, 2017

5 unusual pets to keep you quirky and fun.

By |2017-03-17T18:48:19+00:00March 9, 2017|Categories: , , , |0 Comments

            Fennec Fox. Most foxes do not make good pets, but the Fennec fox is the exception. This desert fox is smaller than a cat, is very smart, and can be taught to use a litter box.  The Fennec fox requires a lot of exercise, is very playful and poses no [...]