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African Grey


Appleton Exotics African Greys Common Group: Parrot Scientific Name: Psittacus Erithacus Erithacuc Distribution: Africa African Grey Natural Habitat These birds are a flock bird which can be found in the African Congo Jungle. Behaviour: Greys like to be part of the family and need lots of love and attention, they tame easily and as [...]

African Grey2021-03-07T20:29:57+00:00

Blue Crowned Conure


Blue Crowned Conure At Appleton Exotics Blue crowned conure is used to describe the subspecies Aratinga acuticaudata haemorrhous that has less blue, restricted more to the forehead and the front part of the crown. Distribution: Blue crowned conure's are native to the central areas of South America from eastern Colombia and northern Venezuela south to Paraguay, Uruguay, and northern [...]

Blue Crowned Conure2020-11-22T20:18:49+00:00

Mealy Amazon


Mealy amazon at Appleton exotics The Mealy amazon Parrot (Amazona farinosa) is one of the largest Amazon parrot species. The species is called the Mealy Amazon in the United States and the Blue-crowned Mealy Parrot in the United Kingdom. Distribution / Range The Mealy amazon Parrot is endemic to tropical Central and South America. Its range stretches from southern Mexico south into south-eastern Colombia, [...]

Mealy Amazon2020-11-07T20:37:30+00:00



Galah cockatoo at Appleton exotics Common Name:    Galah Cockatoo Scientific Name:    Elopholus Roseicapillus Distribution:    Australia Size:    14” Approx Natural Habitat: The Galah cockatoo, in their natural environment like to nest in hollow trees.  They are not particularly popular with the Australian farmers as they eat their farm crops and therefore are [...]


Blue Fronted Amazon


Blue Fronted Amazon at Appleton exotics Average Size: 13 to 15 inches long Life span: 60+ years with proper care. Diet: obesity is a common problem in the Blue fronted amazon, so their diets must be carefully regulated Specialized pelleted diets are highly recommended and should consist of 60–70% of the diet, use fortified seeds in moderation as they [...]

Blue Fronted Amazon2020-11-22T01:35:50+00:00

Mexican Fireleg Tarantula


Common Name(s): Mexican Fireleg Experience Level: Beginner Range: Pacific coast of southern Mexico (southeastern Michoacan to northwestern Guerrero) Habitat: dry thorn forest Habits: fossorial species that lives in burrows in thorny brush thickets and under large rocks Behavior: fairly docile species that like all Brachypelma will readily flick urticating hairs when disturbed Temperature & Humidity Warm [70-78°F] [...]

Mexican Fireleg Tarantula2020-11-08T16:42:58+00:00

Chilean Rose Tarantula


Common Group: Arachnids Common Name: Chile Rose Scientific Name: Grammostola rosea Distribution: Bolivia, Northern Chile, and Argentina Size: 6 inch legspan Natural Habitat: Bolivia, Northern Chile, and Argentina, found in many habitats, mostly deserts and scrubland. Behaviour: Can be handled regularly and will become fairly docile.Temperature: Humidity: Being desert animals, one might assume that these [...]

Chilean Rose Tarantula2020-11-08T16:51:27+00:00

Whites Tree Frog


Common Name: Whites Tree Frog Scientific Name: Litoroa Caerulea Distribution: Indonesia,Australia Size: 4-5 ½ inches< Natural Habitat: Whites are arboreal and like to live in trees. Their feet are equipped with suction cups and can climb on smooth surfaces with ease.  These frogs can live up to 15 years old. Behaviour: Whites are gentle creatures and [...]

Whites Tree Frog2020-11-08T16:59:45+00:00

White Lipped Tree Frog


Housing White Lipped Tree Frogs are from tropical, humid rainforests so a glass terrarium is ideal. Glass allows heat to escape easily so your pet will not over heat. They are arboreal (climbing) so they like to have a high enclosure rather than a wide one. A 45x 45x 60cm (18"x 18" x 24") is acceptable for [...]

White Lipped Tree Frog2020-11-08T17:06:22+00:00
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