A parasite is any animal that lives on or within a second animal, and for the most part, parasites live in harmony with their hosts in the wild. They derive sustenance or protection from them, and although they may not offer any benefit in return, this delicate balance between parasite and host in the wild takes on new meaning in captive reptiles. In some cases, a parasite that would not normally harm its reptile host in the wild can cause deadly disease in captivity.
How to Build a Solid First Aid Kit for Your Reptiles Since illness, injury or accidents can happen at any time to your reptilian pets, keeping an emergency first aid kit stocked and ready is crucial to being prepared for small injuries to life and death situations. You can put a first aid kit together […]