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Happy New Year 2012

I just returned from our 10-day road trip to Northern California. Suffice to say, it was a refreshing and respite retreat from the hectic life of Los Angeles. Shaggy, our adopted guinea pig survived the 1,600+ mile round-trip and was glad to be home. I am surprised to find that all the plants and all the fishes, with exception to…

Russian tortoise habitat in progress

A few articles back, I wrote about my plans for revamping the habitat for our red eared sliders and putting the Russian tortoise habitat in the backburner until mid spring. Because the planning, costs and logistics required to create the habitat I envisioned for my red eared sliders will be quite involved and the construction process being highly meticulous, I’m…

Cavy Adoption (Guinea Pigs)

This past weekend, my girlfriend and I adopted a pair of male guinea pigs named Scooby and Shaggy from the Orange County Cavy Haven. The guinea pigs are adorable and makes a great addition to the water turtles that are currently residing in the study quad. While they are a bit wary of their new home, they will readily eat…