- Shelby Stadt
What's creeping around Mott hallways?
Species: Bearded Dragon
Scientific Name: Pogona
Age: Between 7-9 years old
Bowser was taken care of very well,He was not a rescue. A student was moving into the residence halls and couldn’t keep him in the room. Professor Leah Knapp said that she would take care of him for the student.
All of these critters are residents of Mott’s first floor.
Scientific Name: Oryctoagus Cuniculus
Molly was a baby bunny at a pet store named Soldan’s. She was diagnosed with a brain infection, petronella, which is 95 percent fatal. She has since recovered, but Molly has neurological issues. She is completely deaf and has spine compulsively in a clockwise manner.
Species: Desert Iguana
Scientific Name: Dipsosaurus Dorsalis
Oscar is the newest addition to Olivet College. He was
obtained from someone who didn’t know how to take care of him. Oscar suffers from Maladjustment Syndrome. Last semester he relapsed, but fully recovered over the summer.
Species: Ball Python
Scientific Name: Python Regius
Sneakers was owned by a guy that didn’t know how take care of him, only feeding him once to twice a month. Knapp
convinced him to allow
Sneakers to be used as a
teaching animal. He is now fed once to twice a week. He is much better and extremely docile and friendly.
Species: Sulcata Tortoise
Scientific Name: Cantrochelys Sulcata
Age: Mid 50’s
JoJo was very well taken care of before arriving here. He
belonged to an animal
educator at Binder Park Zoo. He was getting too big for the educator and was kept in a walk in closet, but JoJo wanted freedom so he dug hmself out and ate some installation in the process.
Scientific Name: Testudines
Thurston belonged to a
previous student. She was moving and wasn’t able to keep him anymore. the student
donated Thurston to Knapp. She is very well cared for now in Mott.