Tag Archives: social birds

Caring for your budgie

Looking for a feathery friend who is friendly and relatively easy to care for? The budgie might just be an option for you. Shopping list Before your budgie gets home, everything he is going to need has to be in ...

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Keeping your bird safe

Colourful and cheerful in song, pet birds can no doubt make nest in our hearts and be close companions. But being more delicate than dogs and cats, they need special care to keep them safe. Animaltalk is here to help, ...

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Q&A: How do I keep my pet calm from loud storms and fireworks?

Q. The holiday season sees an increase in storms and the use of fireworks. How do I keep my pet calm? A. Startling at loud noises is a normal survival mechanism for animals, because loud noises are often associated with danger. ...

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The African leopard

Leopards may target livestock, but with the guidance of various conservation organisations, farmers can implement nonlethal methods for predator control

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The Black-footed cat

Night stalker, Africa’s smallest feline, the black-footed cat is a shy, nocturnal species rarely seen in the wild

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