Do tarantulas get bored?

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Tarantulas, as well as other insects, do not become bored. This is because they don’t have the brain complexity to feel the need to explore and seek new knowledge. When a tarantula isn’t moving, it is simply content with having no threats to its survival.   Why do some animals get bored?   To understand why some animals… Read more »

Do Guinea Pigs Get Fat?

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Guinea pigs are vegetarian and their diet has little fat, so it is unusual for them to become overweight. However, they can gain weight from having too little exercise, being fed too many treats, or suffering from a medical issue like pregnancy or a tumour.     How do I tell if my guinea pig… Read more »

How to help kids connect with animals without getting a pet?

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Children are fascinated by animals. They always want a closer look at the squirrels in the park or to shake hands with the friendly neighborhood dog. Some children are just curious about pets, while others long to become pet parents. Here are a few ways to help kids connect with animals without getting a pet:… Read more »