3 Things You Need To Know Before Choosing A Pet Iguana
Before you decide to get a pet iguana, you should have some basic information so you know whether or not an iguana is the appropriate pet for your home. Don't get an iguana because your friend has one and you think it's 'cool'. And don't get an iguana because you think it'll be a cinch to take care of - it's NOT.
If you have met the basic light, heating, space and humidity requirements of an iguana habitat, you might think that your work is all done. However, it should be stated that those are just the basic parts of an iguana habitat. This means that although these factors alone will let your iguana survive, these may not necessarily allow your iguana to thrive.
There are 2 species, with 6 subspecies, of North American Box Turtle. They are the : Florida Box Turtle, Eastern Box Turtle, Gulf Coast Box Turtle, Three-toed Box Turtle, Desert Box Turtle, and Ornate Box Turtle.Box turtles tend to fall somewhere between the truly aquatic turtles and the terrestrial tortoises with their need for access to bodies of water in which to soak and their need for wooded and grassland areas with moist humid soil.