Journalist Louis Theroux visits the owners of exotic pets to discover their appeal.
This news clip gives an overview of the dangers of keeping exotic animals as pets.
Source: The Humane Society of the United States
Lions and tigers and bears—and cougars, leopards, cheetahs, chimpanzees, lemurs, anacondas, and pythons—are sometimes kept as pets. How wise is it for people to keep dangerous exotic animals? Visit this site to learn the Humane Society’s opinion and arguments about whether anyone should keep an exotic pet.
Looking at an adorable squirrel or lion cub, it’s easy to imagine keeping one as a pet. But is that a good idea? And should people be able to decide for themselves whether to take the risk of owning an exotic pet, or is there reason to ban the practice?