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  • Captive-bred young of other species are independent of their mothers around six months of age.
  • They breed easily in captivity, so most sold today are captive-bred rather than wild-caught.
  • Only a few species such as clownfish are captive-bred on a commercial scale.
  • They are often captive-bred for the exotic animal trade, and can command high prices.
  • No legal distinction is made between native wild trapped vs. captive bred birds of the same species.
  • Nevertheless, there have been captive-bred individuals that have been successfully reintroduced into the wild.
  • Captive bred specimens are sometimes available, and are significantly more likely to survive.
  • This is the opposite to captive bred specimens which are known for their defensive nature.
  • There are a handful of captive bred research projects around the world but usually only supply for science or public aquarium use.
  • They are frequently available in the exotic pet trade, though rarely captive-bred.
  • Today, however, far fewer are exported and most offered for sale are captive bred.
  • Transformation of captive-bred minks into a successful wildlife population did result in problems.
  • The male also has two to four preanal pores, but a captive-bred male may have none to four.
  • Various color patterns are found in captive-bred specimens - some brought about by selective breeding.
  • It is hoped that captive-bred birds will be released to the wild when the environment is clear of diclofenac.
  • Captive-bred green tree pythons are among the most gentle of all the python species.
  • Regional food plant preferences have been noted as well, although captive-bred populations from all sources are nearly omnivorous.
  • Captive-bred animals tend to be much more docile and calm when compared to their wild-caught counterparts.
  • Captive-bred cardinals tend to adapt to hard water better than wild-caught cardinals.
  • Most of the specimens seen in Britain are thought to be captive-bred releases.
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