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exotic

(ĕg-zŏt′ĭk) [Gr. exotikos]
Not native; originating in another part of the world.
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To better understand the relationship between exotic species abundance with native plant diversity and physical factors in eastern prairie communities, an analysis of sampled quadrat data was performed to address the following: (1) At what abundance is exotic species cover present within the prairie communities; and (2) Does the amount of native plant diversity, including species richness and evenness, functional group richness, and functional group similarity, potentially influence the abundance (percent cover) of exotic species in these communities at the alpha (quadrat) and gamma (site) spatial scales?
"Reptiles and other exotic pets are completely reliant on their owners to meet their welfare needs including requiring the correct levels of heat, light and humidity, plus an appropriate diet.
Stephanie Jayson, RSPCA Senior Scientific Officer for exotics, said: "Although their numbers are small compared to more common pets, we have real concerns about the welfare of reptiles and other exotic animals kept as pets in this country.
Great news for all you bird and snake lovers out there: Lake Villa will officially be getting their very first Exotics Veterinarian this May.
Across England and Wales the charity received a total of 15,790 calls about abandoned, stray, sick, suffering and neglected exotic reptiles, mammals, birds and fish - more than 40 a day.
The RSPCA received 15,790 calls about exotic animals across England and Wales in 2018.
Vet Stephanie Jayson, the RSPCA's senior scientific officer in exotics, said: "Reptiles and other exotic pets are completely reliant on their owners to meet their welfare needs including requiring the correct levels of heat, light and humidity, plus an appropriate diet.
More than 500 snakes, 300 turtles, 145 bearded dragons, five raccoon dogs, four marmoset monkeys and one wallaby were among the exotics rescued.
Vet Stephanie Jayson, the RSPCA's senior scientific officer in exotics, said: "Exotic pets are completely reliant on their owners to meet their welfare needs.
In the whole of the UK 15,790 calls were received by the animal charity about exotic animals - defined as wild animals kept as pets.
Keywords: Exotic pets, Istanbul, self-evaluation, survey, Veterinary Medicine
The CS regretted that environmentalists are concentrating so much on replacing Kenya's forests with exotic cover and paying little attention to indigenous cover.