Born 2 B Wild

Keep Animals in the Wild

Facts

  • 200 deaths to 55 injuries for animals
  • 543 deaths to 75 injuries fo humans
  • There are more tigers kept as pets than there are in the wild

Dangers and the law

20 states including Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecitcut, Goergia, Hawaii, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Washington, and Wyoming have laws against keeping exotic animals as pets.


  • The animals have a greater chance to get malnutrition, stress, trauma, and behavorial disorders
  • People don't have enough space/room to keep the animals for their exercise.
  • The animals and us humans might get unknown diseases

Real Life Stories

  • Jaren Hare and Charles Darnell were sentenced to 12 years in prison after their pet python strangled their 2 year old daughter to death
  • 37 year old Kelly Ann Walz named her pet bear ''Teddy''. When she was clening his cage Teddy turned on Kelly and mauled her to death. The neighbor shot and killed the bear when it was atop of Kelly but kelly was already dead
  • Sandra Harold called her friend Charla Nash to help get her 200 pound chimpanzee ''Travis'' back in his cage. Travis attacked her in her face and arms/hands