Egyptian Spiny Mice-Acomys cahirinus

Found throughout parts of Africa, India and the Middle East the Egyptian spiny mouse is a small rodent that has a possum-like face and a calm temperament. Their spines can be black or tan and the overall size for a spiny mouse is 5 to 7 inches. Spiny mice may live up to 5 years in captivity. Care should be taken when handling a spiny mouse as the tail is very fragile and can be shed. Once lost, it will not grow back. They have a omnivorous diet.

​Degus-Octodon degus Agouti color

 Found in the lowland areas of Chile in South America  a degu is a small rodent that is closely related to the guinea pig and chinchilla. Degus are very social, inquisitive animals and can be very vocal. The overall size for a degu is 5 to 7 inches and they may live up to 7 years in captivity. A good diet consists of a combination of hay and pellets (guinea pig, rabbit or commercial rodent block). Care should be taken when handling a degu as the tail is very fragile and can be shed. Once lost, the tail will not regrow.

Mammals we are currently working with

​Degus-Octodon degus   Piedbald color

Rex and Double Rex Rats