Are Praying Mantises Good Pets?

Do praying mantis make good pets?

There’s no denying that praying mantis are fascinating animals, but do they make good pets?  The answer is really that it depends on what you want from a pet. In this article we’ll look at both the good things about keeping praying mantis as pets, as well as the downsides you should consider before getting …

Read more

Is a Tarantula a Good Pet?

Are tarantulas good pets?

I’ve been keeping pet tarantulas for roughly 25 years so I obviously think they’re pretty neat. That said, still to this day I have people asking me whether tarantulas are really a good pet.  The answer, of course, is that it depends.  In this article I’m going to break to the good and the bad …

Read more

Do Snakes Like Being Pets?

Do snakes like being pets?

One of the things that many people find scary about snakes is that they seem to show very little emotion. They wonder how you tell whether a pet snake is happy or depressed, friendly or aggressive. A common question is therefore: “do snakes like being pets?”  The short answer is “no” – snakes do not …

Read more