Written by a bird-care expert, Macaws is a comprehensive guide that provides essential care information about keeping the nine species of both mini- and full-sized macaws. This reference pays special attention to important topics such as solving problem behaviors, talk training, trick training, and socializing these intelligent birds.
Like other titles in the Birdkeepers’ Guide series, this complete care manual covers an array of topics, including training, solving problem behaviors, feeding information, health care, and a guide to each of the species covered. Additionally, eye-catching sidebars, text boxes, and colorful photographs illustrate key topics essential to macaw owners, making this series a must-have for any macaw lover.
Growing in popularity the world over, the tarantula is a truly unique and fascinating pet. While they are often portrayed negatively in the media, tarantulas are actually shy and fascinating creatures. This essential guide provides coverage of 20 species of these low-maintenance pets, including discussion of numerous similar species. In addition to general care advice and an introduction to breeding, it describes proper setup and maintenance of terrariums for the three major categories of tarantula lifestyle: tree-dwelling, ground-dwelling, and burrowing.