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Exotic Pet Research Paper

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Keeping Exotic Animals as Pets is a Bad Idea Owning an exotic pet can go wrong in a lot of ways and it can seriously harm the animal you are keeping, other animals, and people; including the animal's owner. If someone would want to try to keep one of these animals they would have to put a lot of work, time, and money into it because you have to keep the animal healthy, happy, safe, and you also have to make sure you are keeping everyone else safe including yourself. Still, you could be putting yourself, the animal, and others in danger. Many people own different species of exotic animals, and they keep them as pets. One kind of exotic animal that is kept is tigers. Around 5,000 to 7,000 tigers are kept as pets. More tigers are being kept as pets than there are in the wild,…show more content…
It can cost up to thousands of dollars to own an exotic pet in order to meet all of the animals needs. Also, depending on the animal, if you own an exotic animal you have to dedicate all of your time to your pet. For example, you may not be able to go on vacation or stay somewhere for a couple of days because you can not leave your pet alone and you probably will not be able to find a pet sitter because your pet is not a normal household pet. You have to make sure you are meeting all of the animals needs because if you are going to own an animal like this you are going to have to be a lot more precise on the care taking of it than you would for a normal household pet such as a cat or a dog. For example, the feeding, the temperature you keep them at, the habitat you give them to live in all has to be very precise in order to keep the pet alive and healthy. You also have to make sure the animal is not just healthy and alive, but you also have to keep the animal happy. Most people do not realize all of this when they go out and get an exotic animal so the animal ends up getting sick or they just live a very unhappy
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