Given below is a list of small lizards that could prove lovely pets and long-time friends
You mentioned that it was not eating well during the week before it died, but was that all? Did it have diarrhea or any other signs of a problem? A decreased appetite is one vague symptom of whatever was causing its problem. The list of things that could cause that is too long to describe. Substrate impaction, internal parasites, bacterial infection, reproductive problems, protozoal infection and trauma are just a few things that come to mind. Also, you didn’t say how old your son is. I am not trying to imply that your son would intentionally harm his pet lizard, but was he always supervised during his interactions with it? Younger children might not always realize that improper handling could cause damage to a relatively delicate lizard like a leopard gecko.
Looking for your very first pet lizard? This list discusses the top pet lizards for beginners and sets you on the right footing for successful reptile-ownership!
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Below, I have listed three types of pet lizards that I recommend for inexperienced keepers who are new to lizards. Some types of pet lizards are fairly easy to care for in captivity, while others have more specialized needs and are therefore best left to experienced reptile keepers.So which ones are which? Which lizards make good pets for beginners, and which lizards are more challenging to keep? Well, I'm sure everyone has their own opinions on the subject. But here's my list -- and it's a list based on 25 years of reptile experience.Although there are over 70 different species of monitor lizards, only a few are commonly found in the pet trade. The types available range from small to large and live in different habitats. Below is a list of some of the more common types found as pets. The list is not all-inclusive and other species may be available.When choosing your first pet lizard it is important to do your research. Knowing what you’re getting in to is half the battle. That cute baby lizard of yours will eventually grow in to a large reptile which requires a fair amount of attention. And despite the relatively low cost of lizards, it is the price of their cage, lighting and food that costs the most (generally). Try to be realistic on what you’re willing to do, what you can afford and how much time you can spend with your new pet! Below is a list of 5 popular pet lizards to help you get started. They’re easy to care for, friendly and wont set you back too much money.