As today is Iguana Awareness Day it only makes sense to dedicate this blog to the iguanas of Wingham. In 2011, the Iguana Taxonomy Working Group recognized 44 species of iguana with 19 sub-species across six of those species. Several of these species are listed by the IUCN as endangered and a few are critically…

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As World Snake Day was last Sunday, I thought it only made sense for this reptile blog to be about these wonderfully misunderstood animals. Let’s be honest, snakes get a bad rap. Most people either love them or they hate them and not everyone who dislikes them can really pinpoint why. So, I’ve collected some…

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With the opening of the Nocturnal House fast approaching I thought I would go a little bit into circadian rhythms. So first of all what does it mean? It is a 24 hour period of behavioral and physiological activity in animals and plants. In animals, even more simply it is the sleep/ awake cycle. Animals…

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