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Madagascar Hissing Cockroach

Gromphadorhina portentosa Order: Blattodea Family: Blaberidae Overview A fantastic, easy program animal for any handler. So many different educational messages. And kids of all ages love insects- or at least intrigued by them! Natural History Information Range and Habitat They are found in the tropical, lowland rainforests of Madagascar, typically under dry leaves on the forest floor. The Madagascar hissing

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Cuban Iguana

Cyclura nubila Order: Squamata Husbandry Information Housing Requirements Adults require an enclosure measuring at least 8 to 12 feet in length and 4 feet wide. Basking site should be heated to a minimum of 120 degrees Fahrenheit Diet Requirements In the wild, Cuban iguanas consume leaves, flowers, and fruits. Although they are herbivores, they are occasionally observed scavenging or eating crabs.

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