return to main index

  mobile - desktop
follow us on facebook follow us on twitter follow us on YouTube link to us on LinkedIn
Click here for LLL Reptile & Supply  
click here for  Animal Specialties
This Space Available
3 months for $50.00
Locate a business by name: click to list your business
search the classifieds. buy an account
events by zip code list an event
Search the forums             Search in:
News & Events: LEGAL ALERT: Sioux City, IA . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Kingsnake . . . . . . . . . .  Herp Photo of the Day: Lizard . . . . . . . . . .  Central Illinois Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 06, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Northern Virginia Reptile Show - Oct. 08, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (Milwaukee) - Oct. 12, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting (FoxValley) - Oct. 12, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Madison Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 14, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  DFW Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 15, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Lancaster Herp Society Meeting - Oct. 21, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Richmond Reptile Expo - Oct. 22, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Bay Area Herpetological Society Meeting - Oct. 28, 2022 . . . . . . . . . .  Exoticon Pet Expo Fishersville VA - Oct. 29, 2022 . . . . . . . . . . 

full banner - advertise here .50¢/1000 views
click here for  Animal Specialties
pool banner - $50 year

Z. maximus female aggression problem

[ Login ] [ User Prefs ] [ Search Forums ] [ Back to Main Page ] [ Back to Plated Lizards ] [ Reply To This Message ]
[ Register to Post ]

Posted by: cerwyd at Sat Apr 12 08:42:48 2008  [ Report Abuse ] [ Email Message ] [ Show All Posts by cerwyd ]  
   

Hello,

I've had two Z. maximus (Giant Madagascar Plated Lizards) for a few years now. One is male, the other female (confirmed). While both animals are very healthy, the female has taken to being very aggressive to the male. This usually amounts to a great deal of chasing around the large cage. Although the health of the male does not appear to have suffered as a result, and no noticeable injury has been inflicted, he eventually burrows down into the substrate for long periods, apparently just to escape her aggression.

Is this normal and 'acceptable' behavior? I do not want to have to separate the two animals, but will if necessary.

Thanks for any valuable advice.

C.


   

[ Reply To This Message ] [ Subscribe to this Thread ] [ Hide Replies ]

  • You Are HereZ. maximus female aggression problem - cerwyd, Sat Apr 12 08:42:48 2008

>> Next topic:  Aspen shavings for substrate - cerwyd, Thu Apr 17 10:00:45 2008
<< Previous topic:  GPL reproduction and associated care - Pilirin, Sun Mar 23 17:02:46 2008