- Feb 27, 2017
I gotta take a trip to mount Kaputar to get some of those giant pink slugs. Maybe I'll also find some hairy snails and cannibal snails. The key to getting animals out of Australia is to get a zoo license and try become known as a mass breeder of endangered animals or as a scientist who works with them. That's how zoos in America managed to get lord Howe island stick insectsA simple, small heating pad seemed to keep deaths to a minimum over the course of another winter, but I've been hesitant to try a much stronger heat source because I still don't want to risk baking them; like a reptile they seem to know when to get out of bright light, but not necessarily when to move off of a hot spot. I guess what I should try is an actual heat lamp.
They definitely surge to activity and growth during the mid-summer!
I just wish I could get some of the slugs that live in Australia and New Zealand like these: