Born 2 B wild

By: Kaatlain Schueler

Real Life Stories

  • A couple have a pet python the girl’s daughter was in her crib sleeping and there pet python was in a bed sheet in a tank pinned with a pinned quilt attached to the sheet the python had escaped with in 10 minutes and went in to the crib with the toddler and wrapped himself around the 2 year old from her head to her and her body and killed her the couple had be sentenced to 12 years in prison after that incident.

What the Experts Say!

Karl Mitchell, is a world renowned animal expert. For 20 years, he has trained and provided domestic and exotic animals for movies, commercials, rock videos and fashion photography. Your contact with trained "movie star" tigers, tigers and lions will provide you with an experience of a lifetime. "The tigers are much more rare than the lions," he says," though they are more difficult animal to work with since they are lone individualists, not family- oriented like lions." Tigers are also bigger. A mature lion can weigh 500 pounds, but a full-grown Bengal tiger can tip the scales at 700 pounds.

What the numbers say!

Total human injuries to humans caused by exotic animals-----543

Deaths to human by exotic animals------- 75

Total animals injured afterwards--- 55

Total animals death afterwards------200

Danger for the animals!

  • Adapting to a new environment

  • Not a lot of the same animal in that area that they are in and they might have troubles reproducing

  • Might starve do to them not us to the food that the place they are instead of what food they where they were before hand

Oregon's laws about Exotic Animals!

  • It is unlawful for a person to possess an exotic animal. Exotic animal is defined as any wild cat, non-human primate, canine not indigenous to Oregon, bear (except black bear), and any alligator, crocodile, or caiman. A person who possesses an exotic animal on the effective date of the law may continue to keep the animal and has 90 days to obtain a permit for the animal with the Department of Agriculture.

B = Ban on private ownership of exotic animals — non-domesticated felines, wolves, bears, reptiles, non-human primates

Impact for Environment!

Over population of the foods they use to eat!

They are held captive and can attack owners of other things!

Not enough of that animal and they may become extinct!

Dangers for humans!!

  • Death --- any age

  • Serious injuries