Three Snake Owners Talk About the Reality of Keeping Exotic Pets
“There’s no such thing as a tame snake.”
A Man Tried to Smuggle a Python Onto a Plane Inside a Hard Drive Enclosure
The snake stowaway has been confiscated by the US Fish and Wildlife Services.
Meet the Woman Who Owns Huge Hissing Cockroaches as Pets
Exotic animal vlogger Emzotic owns a lot of weird insects, including two giant snails and a pair of roaches called Rice and Beans.
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Toronto Is Cracking Down on Therapy Capybaras
The city is looking into its many travelling zoos.
Inside London's Exotic Pet Hotel
Is it ever OK to own exotic pets? We met people from all sides of the debate to find out.
Instagram Cheetahs Are Now the Target of International Wildlife Officials
A monumental agreement aims to curb the illegal cheetah trade by monitoring social media.
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Why Rich People Are Obsessed With Owning Exotic Animals
Is buying a tiger a rite of passage for the ultra rich?
Is Florida About to Be Swamped With Capybara?
Too much capybara can be a bad thing.
Your Exotic Pet Doesn’t Love You
You can order a live baby alligator on the internet for $94.99. Unfortunately, after your new pet arrives, he'll probably kill you.
An Inside Look at the Exotic Animal Trade
Wildlife trafficking is estimated to be a $19 billion per year global business, surpassed only by black-market sales and trafficking of drugs, humans, and firearms.