Monday, April 8, 2013

A Critter You May Have Never Heard Of: The Degu!

Degus are much like a chubby gerbil. Pet degus are entertaining and cute pets that do involve a little work and experience. If you think the degu is right for you, keep reading!


Great Pets

Degus are great because of these many reasons:



Degus are small.
Degus love to be petted. 
Degus love their people.
 Degus are easy to clean.
 Degus don't stress easily.
 Degus live 6-8 years.
 Degus don't need special diets, just degu meal.
 Degus are fascinating.
 Degus are cute.
 Degus are smart.
 Degus don't smell.
 Degus don't need a lot of space.
 Degus are good around kids if they are treated kindly.



Degus may sound like GREAT pets, but there are a few requirements. They aren't fish or hamsters, after all. They are exotic pets that need special care. For example, you have to learn about the dugus' exquisite and diverse communication to humans and other degus. In order to be a good degu owner, you must learn what they are trying to say to you! Here is an audio guide to click on to learn more about degu language. Click on each audio to hear:






Agonizing

Bark

Chaff

Chirp


Chitter

Groan

Load whistle

Lowwww

Mothering

Pip

Squeal


Trill

Tweet

Warble

Wheep




To learn more about degus, go to Degutopia.com.

Degus are super cute!




2 comments:

  1. If you cannot access the sounds, go to degutopia.com/sounds.

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