So, you're thinking about getting a reptile as a pet, either for yourself or a family member. Before you take the plunge, take a moment to consider their diet before committing to the idea. You may not be up to it.
When 17th Century René Descartes first penned: “I think therefore I am,” he voiced a now-accepted belief, which distinguishes animals from other life forms. His philosophy underscored the connection between the brain and the body. But is ‘thought’ the only trait that determines this distinction? What about the senses? Isn’t our sentient nature to ‘feel things’ also what what separates us from, say . . . the plant world?
Once upon a time (well, earlier this month) there was an old lady (well, mature anyway) who lived near the woods. She was so good at baking that she didn't know what to do. Okay, she did know. She was baking brownies when a bear appeared at the door on her deck demanding a share of the warm, sweet, chocolatey wealth. THAT was when she didn't know what to do!