Hailey Pruett
Author for A-Z Animals

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Hailey "Lex" Pruett is a nonbinary writer at A-Z Animals primarily covering reptiles and amphibians. They have over five years of professional content writing experience. Additionally, they grew up on a hobby farm and have volunteered at animal shelters to gain further experience in animal care.

A longtime resident of Knoxville, Tennessee, Hailey has owned and cared extensively for a wide variety of animals in their lifetime, including cats, dogs, lizards, turtles, frogs and toads, fish, chickens, ducks, horses, llamas, rabbits, goats, and more!


Fish Picture

A fish is an aquatic vertebrate animal that typically uses gills for respiration. Its skull can be either bony or cartilaginous. Its fins, limbs adapted especially for traversing an aquatic… Read More

By Hailey Pruett 9 months ago


Dorsal Fin Picture

A dorsal fin is a type of fin present on the backs of most types of aquatic (both freshwater and marine) vertebrate animals, most notably fish and aquatic mammals like… Read More

By Hailey Pruett 1 year ago


Gill Picture

A gill is a respiratory organ present in many types of aquatic and semi-aquatic animals. Summary This rainbow trout's gills consist of many thin, parallel filaments, or thread-like structures. Gills… Read More

By Hailey Pruett 1 year ago