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23 08, 2017

9 Things to Know About Pet Turtles

By | 2017-08-28T22:26:02+00:00 August 23, 2017|Categories: , |0 Comments

Turtles are very popular pets and can be terrific for people who want a fascinating animal to look at and appreciate — but maybe not necessarily to cuddle with. Turtles can be great for families with elementary school-age children and older, but not ideal for families with very young kids who might drop them, forget [...]

12 05, 2017

Frog Jumping Day

By | 2017-05-15T18:54:57+00:00 May 12, 2017|Categories: , , , , , , |0 Comments

National Frog Jumping Day Brandy Hunter April 13th is National Frog Jumping Day and while we won’t be holding any jumping competitions here, we would still like to show some respect for our little amphibian friends. So without further ado, here is the beginner’s guide to selecting and keeping pet frogs. Are You Sure You [...]

17 06, 2016

Disney’s Response to Alligator Attack

By | 2016-06-17T17:29:32+00:00 June 17, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , |2 Comments

After the death of Lane Graves this week at a resort beach, Disney World responds with plans for alligator warning signs to be put up at all of their waterfront resorts. The move will happen as soon as possible. Divers recovered the toddler’s body Wednesday afternoon and death was ruled as drowning and traumatic injuries. [...]

10 06, 2016

Body Found Inside Gator’s Mouth in Florida

By | 2016-11-30T01:44:02+00:00 June 10, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

On Tuesday, Florida police responded to a 911 call reporting an alligator with a body in its mouth. The alligator was spotted along Lake Hunter, inside the city of Lakeland, FL. When the police arrived, the alligator was still carrying the body. Eventually the gator released the body, circled the area, and then swam away. [...]

9 06, 2016

Recent North Texas Floods Bring Out the Gators

By | 2016-11-30T01:20:38+00:00 June 9, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Residents of Lake Worth, Texas are feeling uneasy regarding the large numbers of alligators recently spotted. As a result of recent storms and rain, more and more alligators have been displaced and pushed out into the open. Adult male American alligators are not easy to miss. They can reach 15 ft in length and can [...]

28 05, 2016

Snakes Need Care Too- Rethinking Our Fear of Snakes

By | 2016-05-28T11:49:19+00:00 May 28, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

Make a post or comment about snakes, and ninety five percent of the time, you will get the exact same response from your friends or social media followers. "Eww, a snake" "The only good snake is a dead snake" "Kill it!" Mythology Unfortunately, snakes are well known FOR their misrepresentation. Whether that begins with mythology, [...]

18 05, 2016

Best Pets for the Classroom

By | 2016-05-18T19:39:17+00:00 May 18, 2016|Categories: , , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

It's the end of the school year, but apparently some of our readers who are teachers are already planning for next school year. One of the questions we have been asked was for some recommendations for classroom pets. AnimalPlex believes that a love for animals begins at a young age, so we're excited that our [...]

16 05, 2016

Reptiles Can Be Cool Too!

By | 2016-05-16T21:48:03+00:00 May 16, 2016|Categories: , , , |Tags: , |0 Comments

This week's Reptile of the Week comes to us via Facebook, submitted by William Mercer of Texas. "This is my friends bearded dragon. His name is Lightning. He is really weird, full grown, about 2 feet long, 4 years old and has orange streaks on his sides." Here at AnimalPlex, we love to think outside [...]

13 05, 2016

May 13th is National Frog Jumping Day!

By | 2016-05-13T07:51:33+00:00 May 13, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you want a holiday, we have a holiday for you. There is a holiday for every animal and an animal for every holiday. Today is the hoppiest of hoppy holidays, National Frog Jumping Day. Now, whether that means you are supposed to jump like frogs or jump with frogs or watch frogs jump... we'll [...]