According to the 2007-2008 National Pet Owners Survey, about sixty three p.c of all households in America, or about 71.1 tens of millions properties, have not less than one pet, including cats, canines, birds, fish, reptiles, hamsters, guinea pigs, and other common animals. But there is also a brisk trade in unique pets” corresponding to giraffes, monkeys, zebras, lions, tigers, chimpanzees, and yes, bears. The Humane Society of the United States estimates that billions of wild animals are introduced into this country annually, lots of them sure for the unique pet market. Experts consider the exotic pet commerce is a booming business, ranging from $10 billion to $15 billion a 12 months on this nation alone.
Large constrictors (African rock python, Burmese python, Reticulated python, Anaconda): More and more states are banning these somewhat well-liked species. Florida is known for its inhabitants of Burmese pythons that exist in the Everglades, … Read more