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Strange Exotic Pets
Exotic Pet: Strange Animals at home
Exotic pets are strange or unusual pets which are not usually thought of as pets. These weird animals are just too rare or too dangerous to keep as pets. These strange animals at home can be a nightmare for many but to exotic pet owners, they are just their cute and adorable pets. These are the five deadly animals which are all able to kill a human but they live at home with their dedicated exotic pet owners.
Exotic Pets: Big Cats
Cats are cute and adorable pets. Their soft fur and innocent eyes makes us love these creatures. But think again. Not all cats are so adorable.
Big cats like lions and tigers are beautiful animals. People are always intrigued to keep these wonderful creatures as pets. But these large cats are not as easy to handle as small kittens. They are large both in size and temperament. Their sharp nails and powerful paws can be quite destructive. Their wild instincts are difficult to control. Also big cats are quite smelly (imagine you're living room sprayed with lion urine).
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Exotic Pets: Alligators
Have you ever thought about keeping an alligator as a pet? Surely many of us will immediately move our heads in refusal but it is truth that an alligator is a strange and exotic pet.
An alligator is known to us as a deadly carnivore, chopping bones with its large jaws. But does an alligator has the elegance to prove itself as a pet? For many, the answer is yes. Keeping an alligator as an exotic pet is surely an adventurous task. With its strong deadly jaws filled with sharp teeth, a longer body and a mean state of mind, an alligator is a very dangerous animal. In addition to this, you should remember that an alligator is a reptile, not a mammal. So it is not as easy to train as a Poodle. This cold blooded reptile also requires many additional precautions. The temperature should be kept at a constant level to keep this strange pet of yours comfortable. UV rays are needed to help this exotic pet absorb calcium. In addition to this, a lot of documentations are also needed to legally own an alligator as an exotic pet. If you're happy with these then go forward and get your exotic pet home.
Exotic Pets: Anaconda
Reaching more than 6.6m in length and weighing almost 100 pounds, the anaconda is one of the largest snakes in the world. This animal is even claimed to swallow humans. But the truth is that an anaconda is an exotic pet to many.
It is a huge challenge to keep an anaconda as an exotic pet. They are huge snakes. In addition to their huge size, an anaconda is a mighty powerful snake. It is non venomous but hugs its victim to death. It is in no way submissive. It is known to be very aggressive when kept in captivity. So it is a tough ask to keep an Anaconda as your exotic pet.
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Exotic Pets: Scorpions
The idea of keeping a scorpion as an exotic pet could sound ridiculous to most of us but actually scorpions are getting increasingly popular as exotic pets. Specially emperor scorpions are quite famous exotic pets. The name of scorpions projects the image of their venomous sting which can easily kill any human but the truth is that scorpions are quite good pets. They are easy to care for and not very easy. Having a life span of 6-8 years, they are a fairly long term commitment. In addition to this, emperor scorpions are also not very venomous as compared to other scorpions. The sting is much like a bee sting in pain and usually medical consultation is not needed. They can be housed inside a glass aquarium. Feeding is also not a very big problem as their main diet include invertebrates which are easy to find in your backyard. So overall a scorpion can be a good choice for exotic pet.
Exotic Pets: Black Widow Spiders
The name of a black widow is enough to give us goose bumps. A creature so merciless that it feeds on its own partner. Black widow spiders possesses a strong neuro- toxin which can be severely painful. Deaths are rare, almost 1%, but the pain makes it one of the most dreaded creepy creatures. But it is not enough to intrigue some people to keep it as their exotic pet.
A black widow spider as an exotic pet can seem to be adventurous but for many people they are a cute and shy creature. It is easy to take care. The diet include all types of insects and can be neglected for weeks and even months without any pain. They can be easily kept in a moderate size bug cage and can live happily at room temperature. So how do you like a black widow as your exotic pet?