5 Irrefutable Arguments That Support Exotic Pet Ownership (9)

Earlier this year in January, utterly unbeknownst to me, my noticed genet ‘Fuffy’ made his tv debut in an episode of the Canadian documentary series known as Doc Zone, Wild and Dangerous: The World of Exotic Pets directed by Jason Young.

The Elephant Sanctuary is positioned in Tennessee and is called the nation’s largest pure habitat refuge designed particularly for African and Asian elephants What started in 1995 with a small area of land has grown to be a spacious, secure and guarded 2,700 acres. All elephants on the sanctuary are managed using solely positive reinforcement, encouragement and patience. None of the animals are required to perform or have interaction with people for entertainment and therefore the sanctuary is closed to most people.

The Nile Monitor Lizard is a durable, adaptable and formidable lizard. Reaching up to 7 toes in size, these reptiles are quick on their toes, superior swimmers, and proficient climbers. They are succesful predators and scavengers and are prone to present-up nearly wherever inside their range, from backyard swimming swimming pools to roof tops. They have razor sharp enamel and claws and powerful whip-like tails and are more than a match for every other animal of their current habitat, except the alligator and Burmese python.

In the last 21 years…which is almost as long as I’ve been alive, out of thousands and hundreds of privately owned massive cats, 20 deaths have occurred. That comes to about 1 loss of life per yer, and if the present said number of massive cats (20,000) had been the only to exist, that would be1 p.c of their inhabitants (over the course of 21 years there have been WAY more than 20,000). Consider additionally that 5-10 years ago state-wide laws have been sadly extra lax.

To quote you: Another ridiculous entry to the ‘listing’ of scary illnesses you may get that I’ve witnessed is the bubonic plague (on the AZA’s website), for time and area-sake I will not embrace each nonsensical entry right here.” The article refers to animals that are collected IN THE WILD, not animals coming from respected captive breeding applications.