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Found this skink in my tomato plant bucket. Is he trapped? Or could he leave if he wanted?

I think it needs some help getting out of there,maybe you can put some thing in there for it to climb on. They do an important job eating bugs and snails protecting your tomato plant(s). Try not to ...
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Why does my Bearded Dragon attack my hand when putting food in his cage?

You say attack, but it doesn't really sound like aggression to me. Typically aggression will come with a warning first. With bearded dragons that will be them puffing out their neck, showing what ...
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Is there any evidence to suggest that lizards can recognize a human face?

I can't say I'm any expert on the subject, but I did own a bearded dragon for several years. He too would occasionally glance up and look at my face. It is entirely possible that your lizard does ...
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What should be in a leopard gecko first aid kit?

Vet's Number This item is pretty much essential in any first aid kit, but is often overlooked. if your gecko looks in a bad way or you have tried everything you know - then this is can be a gecko life ...
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Is there any evidence to suggest that lizards can recognize a human face?

Lizards defently know. My Uromastyx loves to walk around the house and im the only one who takes him out. whenever he sees me he comes out of his rock and in the open and scratches at the tank so I ...
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How do you calculate the terrarium size needed for a lizard?

Short answer: Not really, because it all depends on the reptile and how active the species is. Basically, there are going to be two options for the type of terrarium you would use. Long or tall. A ...
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"Uromastyx" plural = "Uromastyces"?

Found a blog where they discuss this in some depth. Might as well give you the exact quote: "Uromastyx" is the name of the genus. There is only one genus named Uromastyx so there is no plural. You ...
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Tail Rot affecting other limbs?

Yes it can happen. It's called tail rot because it's most commonly seen on the tail. What happens is, while molting, the skin doesn't fully come off the tip of the lizard's tail. So during the next ...
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What to do when one leopard gecko bites another?

It could be for the following reasons: You have two male geckos, which fight (check if they have a bump underneath their bottom) They don't have enough room Medical Reasons They are still young and ...
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Bearded dragon scared of hands?

I am not sure about a beardie, but for snakes when they are scared of hands you have to work with them until they are used to it. A lot of time it is the animals personality but if you are concerned ...
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Can Uromastyx eat peanuts?

I don't think it's particularly harmful if it's not a large component of her diet. The problems with seed mixes is you have to research the nutritional components of each item, which is time consuming....
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How do I keep my leopard gecko cage warm?

You will need to get an under tank heater and a thermostat for your leo. You can also use heat tape but that is less friendly. I would suggest perusing over this care sheet just to get the jist of ...
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Leopard gecko's eye problem - eyelids have grown closed

If you are really worried, I would take them to an exotic vet. They will be able to tell you for sure if it is a retained eye cap, something like a calcium deposit or a different disorder. They will ...
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What to do when one leopard gecko bites another?

You should separate the two of them into different tanks and if you need them to eventually share a tank then keep trying to introduce them in a mutual environment so there’s no territorial issues ...
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Leopard gecko seems sick

There could be multiple reasons for all of these symptoms (spots around the mouth could be mouth rot, going a different colour could mean she's too cold, licking her butt can be normal but if she's ...
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How do I keep my leopard gecko cage warm?

Basics Needs: 10 gallon (38 liters) tank, 3-4 quarts (2.8-3.8 liters) of ECO Earth coconut fiber substrate, Fluker's (small 6" x 11" / 15 x 28 cm) or All living ...
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How can I provide supplements to an ocelot gecko who won't eat dusted crickets?

I had an Ocelot gecko before who didnt eat dusted crickets. Only way I solved this problem was to go to petsmart and buy some live crickets and some food and vitamins for them and feed it to my lizard ...
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How can I help my Uromastyx who won't adjust to safer conditions and handling?

I'll just post a 6-year-later follow-up since someone upvoted the question today: I still have Pascal, and she's very healthy. She never became very friendly though. I take her out almost daily and ...
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