Just checking to make sure that no one other than myself thinks it would be ludicrous to own a hyena. At least before you get eaten, your lion or tiger is beautiful to look at. Question is then, are there any private hyena owners out there?
Wow... I hope you are kidding.
A regular domestic dog will idolize and adore you. You want a pet that will laugh at you?
Seriously--hyenas are noisy,nasty,sneaky scavengers. They have their place in nature's grand scheme, but I doubt that they would make a good house pet.
Get a cat.
Yes, that was my point, I have noted lately that people keep huge lizards, poisoness snakes, and huge cats that could eat them, wondered if there was anyone who would actually want a hidious hyena for a pet.. LOL
Trying to keep any kind of wild animal as a pet is wrong. Hyenas are pack animals and need to be part of a social grouping to thrive; it would be very cruel to keep a lone hyena in a small, enclosed space.
In the UK it would also be illegal. Buy a pet dog instead, as they have been bred to live with humans
do a google image search for 'pet hyena' and you'll see plenty of them. apparently quite popular in nigeria.
Hyena has stronger jaws then lion or tiger they chew everything including the bone and scavengers. Nothing pretty about them to be your pet.
I know of 3 wolves as pets here in Canada, The thing about any wild dog is they may turn on you at anytime, to challenge you for the leader of the pack.
Keeping a large non-domesticated animal as a pet is rarely a good idea. People who have them are typcially keeping them as exhibits or performing/working animals. not companion animals.
Actually I've seen quite a few of these kept as pets. They are just as dangerous as a lion, tiger, or wolf. These pets should be left in the wild, not somebody's play toy!
Hyenas have the most powerful jaws in Africa. They can easily break your skull without even blinking.
Wild animals belong to the wild. Leave them there.
I have five sons that act like hyenas, especially when it comes to food. I don't think I could handle one as a pet.
My crazy boyfriend wants a hyena for a pet. The spotted hyena. I think it's insane. Now, a TIGER, on the other hand.... muahahahah
I know for a fact that there are thousands of hyena's in our country, look in D. C., it's full of them. They prey heavily in areas of "public service".
so funny we have them everywhere, they even occupies top positions in our country
by Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago
What do you have as a pet? Share with us.I have a turtle as pet.
by Claire 6 years ago
Why do so many people want to own exotic pets instead of viewing them in their natural habitat?With so many species becoming extinct in the wild isn't it time to stop taking exotic out of it and keeping in cages and houses. Don't you think that they should be left as part of the ecosystem?
by Andrew 10 years ago
Why is it wrong to keep exotic animals as pets? (Tigers, Lions, Bears oh my!)
by Shil1978 10 years ago
Do you keep non-domestic animals as pets? If you do, do you think about the animal's rights?
by TigerladyFlores 12 years ago
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by Sneha Sunny 11 years ago
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