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Budgies, Cockatiels and Grass Parakeets - A  Guide - Seedzbox

Budgies, Cockatiels and Grass Parakeets - A Guide

Budgies, Cockatiels and Grass Parakeets - A  Guide - Seedzbox

Budgies, Cockatiels and Grass Parakeets - A Guide

Budgerigars Perhaps the most popular and familiar of the small parakeets, budgerigars are native of the dry, temperate grasslands in Australia where they gather in huge, noisy flocks. Budgies in th...

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What’s The Difference Between Parrots and Other Birds? - Seedzbox

What’s The Difference Between Parrots and Other Birds?

Parrots are readily separated from other bird groups by a number of unique features. Starting off, parrots have a large hooked upper beak called rostrum with an undershot lower beak called mandible...

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What is a Parrot? Facts About Parrots - Seedzbox

What is a Parrot? Facts About Parrots

There is much confusion and stereotypes about parrots and what actually constitutes a parrot. They’ve been popular birds since the Roman times, although parrot-keeping reached its peak only after t...

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What is the difference between parrot and parakeet? - Seedzbox

What is the difference between parrot and parakeet?

The simple answer is: The difference between a parrot and a parakeet is that a parrot is a more like a broad term for the whole parrot family encompassing parakeets and parrots respectively; and pa...

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Hamster body language – what is your hamster trying to say? - Seedzbox

Hamster body language – what is your hamster trying to say?

To be quite honest, most hamster-to-hamster interactions deal with aggression or sexual messages as the hamster's highest priority is to survive, and finding a way to mate. Having said that, the wa...

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Hamster body language – hamster facial expressions - Seedzbox

Hamster body language – hamster facial expressions

Hamsters can communicate quite well with each other, using scent, body posture, and sounds, but humans are pretty much limited to interpreting just a few of the postures and some of their sounds. H...

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Hamster Food - A Guide To Feeding Hamsters - Seedzbox

Hamster Food - A Guide To Feeding Hamsters

Pet hamsters are among the easiest small animals to feed, so the easiest thing to do is to buy the best quality hamster food mixes and augment the seed mixes with some fresh fruit and vegetables, a...

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Roborovski & Chinese Hamsters - Our Guide - Seedzbox

Roborovski & Chinese Hamsters - Our Guide

What is a Roborovski Hamster? A rarer dwarf hamster, the roborovski hamster, is less well known than the syrian, campbell and winter white hamsters, but its social nature and petite size have very ...

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Winter White Hamsters - Our Guide - Seedzbox

Winter White Hamsters - Our Guide

What are Winter White Hamsters? The dwarf winter white hamster, or phodophus sungorus in Latin, is originally from the grassy steppes of eastern Kazakhstan and southwestern Siberia. This hamster wa...

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Campbell's Hamsters - Our Guide - Seedzbox

Campbell's Hamsters - Our Guide

What are Campbell's Hamsters? The second most popular hamster (after the Syrian hamster of course) is the dwarf Campbell's Russian hamster or phodophus campbelli in Latin. The Campbell's hamster is...

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Syrian Hamsters - Our Guide - Seedzbox

Syrian Hamsters - Our Guide

What are Syrian Hamsters? Syrian hamsters are found all the way from Romania and Bulgaria south-eastward through Syria, Turkey, Israel, the Caucasus and even parts of Iran. The colour of Syrian ham...

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A History of Hamsters - Seedzbox

A History of Hamsters

When were hamsters first discovered? The earliest published reference to the Syrian golden hamster was in The Natural History of Aleppo, which was published in 1740 by an English physician named Al...

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How do squirrels mate? - Seedzbox

How do squirrels mate?

It is important note that though red and grey squirrels have very similar breeding biology, they do not interbreed with each other. Despite there being equal numbers of males and females in the pop...

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How and when can you feed squirrels? - Seedzbox

How and when can you feed squirrels?

Squirrels can be drawn some considerable distance by a food table and some will travel more than a kilometre for a daily meal. However, squirrels do not generally give up natural foraging and rely ...

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What do squirrels eat and where do squirrels store food? - Seedzbox

What do squirrels eat and where do squirrels store food?

Squirrels are highly opportunistic creatures, and will make good use of any new food supply that becomes available, including the peanuts from your bird table, the bulbs from your spring border, an...

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Red and Grey Squirrels - What's The Difference? - Seedzbox

Red and Grey Squirrels - What's The Difference?

Where do Red Squirrels come from? Fossil bones in caves have shown that an animal, very much like our red squirrel, but called White's Squirrel (Sciurus whitei), was present in the coniferous fores...

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