Exotic PetsGOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Rwanda handed over six orphaned gorillas to the Democratic Republic of Congo after poachers smuggled them in another country to sell as exotic pets, or for consumption as bush meat.

The closing case is the boa constrictor mentioned on this article. I’ve heard that the snake didn’t assault but was just exploring and constricted the owner’s neck in order to climb onto a shelf or one thing. That account says that the guy blacked out and should have hit his head. Sometimes in martial arts, someone is put in a sleeper maintain and simply doesn’t wake up again. That’s a freak accident, but it surely does not imply over aggression.

Diseases spread by dogs are often under-reported as well, making house owners of canines extra vulnerable to ignoring the danger. Dogs also unfold many diseases through their waste in the environment, so it isn’t solely the owners who’re at risk. Thanks all for stopping by and giving me your thoughts. This is my first pets hub and did not suppose it would be all that standard. Glad I was fallacious.

Hi beckie, they will look alike, but foxes haven’t got compatible genomes with canine to supply offspring. I imagine it’s simply convergence. Thanks for commenting. Officials not should be confused about the right way to group all pet species, as I can educate with a logical and factual method on what laws and laws can feasibly be enforced toward the myriad of species with out resorting to bans on any animals. Puppy mills are breeding manufacturing facility farms that hold dogs in cramped cages and drive feminine dogs to breed each time they’re in warmth (a 5 12 months old canine offers birth to 10 litters).

Kinkajous are considerably widespread within the exotic pet trade they usually received some publicity after an unlucky incident the place celebrity Paris Hilton was injured by one she illegally possessed as a pet (in California, the place few exotic pets except for reptiles are authorized). Many kinkajou homeowners report that aggression with this species is unpredictable, and ‘attacks’ can occur regardless of their otherwise affectionate demeanor.