Born Free USA researchers examined 1,816 online classified ads selling exotic animals over a 3-month period on four categorized advert web sites. You also failed to say that ninety% of primate homeowners/primates you found online are normally no larger that 25 pound full grown, and that\’s not your typical primate that\’s a big primate, and half of the states don\’t mean you can own primates that even get that huge…. My female is 5.5 pound Full grown and my male is 6.5 kilos Full grown… there are dog\’s on the market which can be nicely over 80 kilos.
They additional suggest that classified ad web sites work to restrict or eradicate advertisements for exotic animals, possibly by way of a certification process, and they express hope that their report will educate most of the people in regards to the animal welfare and public security dangers inherent in exotic pet ownership and discourage people from shopping for unique animals over the web.
They notice that it is unimaginable for an individual to provide an appropriate and healthy setting for an exotic animal throughout the confines of a home.” As a result, exotic pets usually suffer abuse and neglect together with being faraway from mothers at a younger age, receiving inadequate meals, housing, and socialization, and present process mental and bodily trauma resulting from isolation and the inability to precise natural behaviors.
All of us have turned our lives and houses upside down, to keep these lovely creatures, and spend thousands of dollars getting proper caging, particular made enrichment toy\’s, specialized monkey food/treats/chow, (that you forgot to mention is usually available online and at tractor provide or co-op\’s for primates, and other exotic animals.) to not mention the month-to-month/yearly vet visits that provide the required shot\’s/vaccines that they need.
Generally, the City or County Council have decided that possession of sure exotic species poses a serious menace to the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the neighborhood because of a latest attack within the area, an escape, or by the advantage of the animals’ physical attributes and natural behavior and, as such, adopts an ordinance regulating or banning personal possession.