In addition to diversity, the physical factors associated with a given site have also been shown to affect exotic
To learn more about how to care for these animals see the exotic
animal section of the RSPCAwebsite here.
"This is why we would encourage anyone thinking of getting an exotic
pet to find out as much as possible about the animal's needs and whether they're the right pet for them."
Fish, reptiles and birds were the most commonly rescued exotic
animals, followed by invertebrates like spiders and scorpions, mammals including meerkats, and amphibians such as frogs and salamanders.
The definition of exotic
in "Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary" is as: introduced from another country, not native to the place where found; foreign, alien; and strikingly, excitingly or mysteriously different or unusual (Merriam-Webster, 2003).
MAKE THE MOST OF DAHLIAS THE exotic
garden incorporates a host of red, yellow and deep orange dahlias, including the striking red D.
Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Classics and Exotics
quickly became the Airbnb of vintage and exotic
cars by linking car owners with pre-screened, qualified motorists seeking a unique driving experience or the perfect vehicle for weddings and other events.
As owner of Wasatch Exotic
Pet Care in Cottonwood Heights, Harris treats almost any kind of pet, except dogs and cats.
At the forefront of this trend is Los Alamitos, Calif.-based Frieda's Inc., which has blazed a trail for exotic
produce in the United States for 54 years.
After completing that internship and staying on as staff (because I didn't want to leave!), I "interned" at 2 more wildlife rehabilitation programs and worked as a veterinary technician at a small animal practice that saw occasional exotics
. Luckily for me, I was the only technician at the practice who liked birds, so I got to help with all of the bird cases that came in and found that I really enjoyed working with birds and exotics
in a private practice setting as well.
Others are tempted to go for one that's more exotic
. With everything from squirrel-like Australian sugar gliders to Costa Rican zebra tarantulas available at some pet stores, turning your home into a zoo might sound easy.
There was worldwide concern that the illegal trade in many exotics
was fueling such a demand that many species were being exploited to the point of extinction.
Siemons has been driving exotic
cars since he was 17 and buying them for the Hollywood crowd (and himself) for more than 30 years.
Queeley, 41, owns Island Flowers (www.islandflowersatlanta.com), a 15-year-old Atlanta-based shop specializing in exotics
, a standout for any occasion, as their unique heights, colors, textures, and shapes distinguish these flowers from more popularly used roses and Chrysanthemums.
They're often based on nothing more than pure naivete yet can form the foundation for the spread of exotics
. For example, ordinances typically prohibit growing certain plants above an arbitrary height, such as 6 inches, which prevents most native plants from beating seed.