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Barn Owl

Barn Owl Tyto Alba Order: Strigiformes Family: Tytonidae Overview Although often readily available through wildlife rehabilitation sources, barn owls are not a beginner owl, and acquisition of one should only be considered if facility has experienced handlers. Many facilities have noted they are more challenging than other owl species due to their naturally secretive nature. For use in programming, it

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Glass Lizard (aka Scheltopusik)

Ophisaurus apodus Order: Squamata Husbandry Information Housing Requirements This species requires a minimum tank length of 3 feet, although 4 feet is preferred. Low branches for climbing can be provided as the lizards will utilize them. Be sure branches are secure, and that the weight of the lizard(s) will not cause them to topple. provide other hiding places, whether via a

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Turkey

Meleagris gallopavo Order: Galliformes   Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Diet Requirements In the wild, turkeys eat insects and a variety of wild vegetation and seed. In captivity, they are fed pellets, fruits, vegetables, seeds, mealworms, and crickets. Veterinary Concerns Notes on Enrichment & Training Other Colony or Breeding Management Notes species is housed or managed socially or for breeding purposes. Individual

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Japanese Quail

  Coturnix coturnix japonica Order: Galliformes   Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Diet Requirements In the summer when insects are more abundant, quail will feed on insects as well as their usual diet of seeds. They have also been known to eat grains and grasses. In captivity, they are fed Harrison fine pellets, mealworms, grit, and lettuce. Veterinary Concerns Notes on Enrichment

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