Born 2 Be Wild
By: Heather Hunt, remember whats wild stays in the wild.
A real life story about a girl who decided to have a python as a pet!
Dangers of keeping exotic pets
Dangers to animals.. Do you really want to hurt innocent animals?
Most people that keep an exotic pet can't really find the right care for it and the exotic pet will end up dying. Some animals can also get diseases from humans! Exotic pet owners are unaware of the best diets for their animals. He says that some exotic animals,can come down with “relatively severe sclerosis (which is a disease due to poor nutrition) Think do you really want to hurt these animals?
Dangers to people from keeping exotic animals.. You probably don't want an exotic pet!
Legal and Illegal
legal and illegal
- 20 states have a ban on a private ownership of exotic pets
- 9 of 50 states have a partial ban on keeping an exotic pet
- 12 states require the owner of the exotic pet to have a license or permit or it is illegal
- 9 states you don't have to have a permit or license but you can have one.
Impact on the environment
Some animals are extinct because of exotic pets..
Many animals will become extinct. Once most animals are extinct what are the other animals that are living going to feed on for example: if all the fish are gone what will bears eat?
You can ask well what do the numbers say?
- There has been 75 deaths to animals from 1990- 2011 They are listed below:
- 21 big cat deaths! That includes, lion,tiger,mountain lion, cheetah.
- There has been 18 deaths to poor innocent reptiles.
- 14 deaths to elephants, to Elephants!
- Also 4 deaths to bears, Black bears and brown bears.
- 2 marine deaths, whales, dolphins, etc.
- To other animals there has been 16 deaths!
You can also ask what do the experts say?
Now that just proves something true, dogs were wild at one point but they are meant as a pet do you think of a tiger as a pet? No.
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