Exotic animals for sale are really good to have at home. All too often an owner buys a reptile from a pet shop, listens for a half hour to the shop assistant as to what the animal requires, and never does any further research or reading on what is involved in it’s care. Such as the Burmese python, which was kept as pets, but then escaped into the Everglades, where it has flourished and threatens native snakes and endangered birds.
Other precautions are recommended such as refraining from buying wild caught animals which are more likely to be infected, but also may be stressed and debilitated leading to enhanced shedding of infective material. The reality is that snakes can be quite tame and can make great pets, though it is best to start with a milk snake or a king snake when learning how to be a pet snake owner.
Giant African Land Snails were initially captured from the wild when they first started to become kept as pets, but nowadays, the most common way to acquire one is to adopt one from a breeder. Exotic pets are not commonly owned by any individual except some who loves pets and …Read more →