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    Numerous people believe owning an exotic pet, such as a tiger or a lion would be fine, since some people view these exotic animals as normal average pets. However, not many Americans take into consideration the effects these exotic animals can cause to humans and to the animals themselves. In National Geographic, the author of the article,“Exotic Pets”, Lauren Slater, presents a graph to show that 66% of exotic animals are owned privately, 28% of the animals are owned by the zoo, and 6% of the animals are owned by the circus. The percentages shown above represent the total amount of exotic pets being held captive without a license or a permit, which is 96%, from 1990 all the way up to 2013. This statement alone gives the following…

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    Exotic animals are not pets. Would you like to have a snake crawling through your house? Or a jaguar lying on your couch waiting to bother with you and then attack? Titi monkeys, lemurs, seahorses, great green macaws, white bengal tigers, scorpions, and crocodiles are only some of the large list of animals that live with people and share their day to day life. They are kept as regular pets, even if they are not happy, safe or obtained legally. Therefore, people should not be allowed to…

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    Exotic Pet Research Paper

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    5 Exotic Pets With regard to exotic pets list, there are literally thousands, even millions of different weird pets and crazy pets to choose from if you are in mammals, reptiles, fish, birds and amphibians. For people who lean towards maintaining exotic plants, knowing unusual pets would best suit not only your lifestyle but which would be your ideal pet too, can be a bit of a challenge. You may not want something too difficult to keep or an animal that needs a very special environment to live…

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    Essay On Exotic Pets

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    will notice a cat sleeping or a dog loudly barking . Pets are an essential part of a family, but what if just a cat or a dog is not enough. What if a family didn't want to be mainstream, what if they wanted something else? Over the last few years there has been a growing trend of owning exotic pets. These animals can be smarter, more colorful and interesting or they could be outright expensive and dangerous. So the question arises, should an exotic animal really be kept as a pet. They may have…

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    Exotic Pet Issues

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    Exotic Pets: the issues involved Have you ever owned or know anyone who's ever owned an exotic pet? Take a second and think about it. Think about where that animal originates from, what environment it thrives in, and how it got where it is now. Most likely that animal was smuggled across the border into the United States or bred in some backyard in subpar conditions. These conditions can be so bad that the animals go insane or escape. The laws provide loop holes for people to mistreat or…

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    Exotic Pets

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    People should not have wild animals as pets. According to “Killer Pets” by Blair Rainsford, “Hundreds of other wild pets have attacked or killed their owners.” (Rainsford 18) This proves that it is common for these pets to cause physical harm to their owners. pets are supposed to be gentle, loving, protective friends, not blood-thirsty time bombs. Wild animals are not meant to be treated like domestic animals, because of the possible lethal outcomes. Also stated in the article, “Exotic pets are…

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    Exotic Pet Trade

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    The exotic pet trade is a multi-billion dollar industry in the U.S. and while some wild pets are bred in captivity, many are taken from their native habitats. Millions of animals are forced into the exotic pet trade every year for the purpose of becoming someone's pet or entertaining the masses in a circus or roadside zoo. People are enthralled with the idea to own an exotic animal as a pet but as the animal grows up, the owner soon realizes that they can no longer take care of the animal and…

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    Exotic Pet Releases

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    Exotic Pet Releases By Danny, Sergio,and Eduardo It is estimated that more than 20 million exotic pets are being kept in different homes across the US. The popularity of exotic pet keeping has grown massively over the last couple of years, and many people are wanting these animals over the traditional pets such as dogs and cats. But if the animal becomes too big or if becomes too expensive to feed them, some owners will release them into lakes, parks, and even into the woods. The problem with…

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    July 2009, Jaren Hare and boyfriend, Charles Darnell, are sentenced to 12 years in jail after their pet python broke free from his cage only to strangle their two year old daughter, Shaianna, to her death. This story is only one of the dozens and dozens exotic pet attacks. Exotic animals should not be pets because they can be dangerous, and wild animals will always be wild animals, even in captivity. With over 70 exotic pet attacks within the last 20 years, exotic pets are known to grow up and…

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    When people think of a household pet domestic animals such as dogs, cats, and fish come to mind. A domestic animal is an animal of a species that has been domesticated by humans so that they depend on humankind for survival. As time progresses and the years go by, more and more people are captivating exotic animals and are trying to domesticate them. Humans are taking wild animals from their natural habitats and are attempting to make them docile creatures for everyday living. Entities want to…

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