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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 Pet Ownership

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    In the midst of attention and eccentricity, exotic pet owners often find themselves attracted to the unique appearance, fascinating originations, and the exclusiveness of peculiar animals. Despite the alleged superiority of owning an exotic pet, owners often find themselves unable to fulfill their promise to care for their once small, irresistible pet. These animals should not be left to invade the indigenous species of their states, but instead should be taken into rescue organizations that…

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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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    People should not have wild animals as pets. As stated by “Killer Pets” by Blair Rainsford, “ Many [exotic pets] need special food, space to roam, and lots of attention. Exotic pets are often kept in small cages by themselves. This is cruel, says Coppola”(Rainsford 18). This shows that people usually don’t have the right materials or the amount of time to take care of an exotic animal. Any animal should have the right means to live correctly, even if it is a dog or a lion. In many cases, an…

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    Most people have head of exotic animals being kept as pets. A strong debate persists on whether exotic animals should be permitted to be kept as pets. Private citizens should be allowed to have exotic animals as pets, because animals adapt changes, they killed next to no one last year, and the vast majority of animal attacks are not from wild animals. Frequently, animals adapt to changes, which means wild animals adapt to becoming domestic pets. The author of source 1 states, “Animals need 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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    “It’s believed that more exotic animals live in American homes than are cared for in American zoos.” (National geo). Determining exactly how many exotic animals are privately owned is impossible. Nineteen states ban private ownership of exotic animals and in five states a permit is not required to own an exotic pet. (Born free map). The exotic pet trade makes it easy for anyone to buy an exotic animal. Exotic animals are not meant to be kept as pets. Owning an exotic animal poses risks to the…

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    Exotic Animals As Pets “There are more tigers kept as pets in the United States than roam free in the wild”(CNN). Keeping these large cats as pets has become a large business in which tiger and lion cubs are brought to the United States to be held by the public so that they can get a picture with these exotic animals.Once the cubs reach twelve weeks old they are sold to anyone who wants them. “These animals are then kept in confined cages in backyards, garages and basements because the…

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