Proudly owning exotic pets isn’t one thing you can do so freely. Whether or not all the animals on the market alongside Jalan Barito ought to be sold on the open market is a discussion for a later time. But the argument remains that if there was no demand there can be no supply. So, so long as mums and dads make their strategy to the South Jakarta avenue in quest of the right pet, monkeys can be caged up alongside child owls and cuscus, leaving us wondering whether or not the illegal animal commerce will ever end.
And conservationists fear about what exotic pet ownership means for animals within the wild. Some exotic pets, such because the reptiles Chen sells, are bred in captivity. However for some wild-caught animals, the pet commerce poses a clear risk to their continued existence. In 2013, for instance, Thai authorities arrested a man …Continue reading