In captivity, it is impossible to reproduce identically the conditions of the natural environment of the species. Even with adequate care, an adapted diet, the… Read More »Behavioral problems and stereotypies in the degus
Octodon degus are herbivorous and folivorous animals and many foods are edible for them. Their natural diet is mainly composed of leaves, roots, flowers and… Read More »Prohibited plants and foods for the degu
It will not have escaped the attention of animal rights defenders the new bill aimed at fighting against animal abuse in France1. This law aims… Read More »Proposed law to fight against animal abuse, what future for the Octodon degus in France?
The Octodon ricardojeda is a new species discovered in December 2020 and identified as an Octodontidae1. Its discovery, which follows a scientific study on genus Octodon specimens… Read More »New species of degus (genus octodon) discovered : Octodon ricardojeda