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Hamsters are out and iguanas are in as pets thanks to 'the David Attenborough Effect' (Daily...

Pet shop customers are shunning hamsters, guinea pigs and rabbits in favour of iguanas, skinks and newts. And it's all because of the David Attenborough Effect. According to the Pets At Home chain of shops, demand for reptiles and amphibians has doubled since the naturalist's BBC series Life in Cold Blood began last month

Pet shop customers are shunning hamsters, guinea pigs and rabbits in favour of iguanas, skinks and newts. And it's all because of the David Attenborough Effect. According to the Pets At Home chain of shops, demand for reptiles and amphibians has doubled since the naturalist's BBC series Life in Cold Blood began last month

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