17 Unusual Pets That You Can Own
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Owning a pet is a huge responsibility, but owning an exotic one can be a full-time job.
1. Sugar Glider
Sugar Gliders are super active and very social creatures.
Hedgehogs are super cute and pretty low maintenance. They sleep a lot and don't need a lot of attention.
3. Fennec Fox
Fennec foxes only ever weight about 3 pounds. They easily trained and can learn to use a litter box.
4. Gators and crocodiles
I don't know why anyone can consider this to be a good pet. They grow super quickly and can be very dangerous.
Wallaroos got their name because their size is in between a wallaby and a kangaroo.They can jump up to 6 feet and can be trained.
Capybara's are the world's largest rodents. They aren't legal to own in every state.
Sloths are super adorable and spend most of their time sleeping. They move pretty slowly, so you won't be chasing it down. They're very affectionate and lovable.
These sea creatures are hard to clean up after but are really cool. They're similar to starfish in that they can regenerate their limbs.
9. Spotted Genets
Genets are agile animals with cat-like features. They can range in size from 1-7 pounds.
Servals are cats that weigh up to 50 pounds. They aren't indoor cats and they are nocturnal, so expect to be woken up by them.
Armadillos can be quite destructive and can have a musky odor, but they're kind of cute.
12. Pygmy Goat
Pygmy goats require a lot of room and socialization. It's best to get more than one. They can live up to 15 years.
13. Pot-bellied Pig
Pigs are actually very smart, trainable, affectionate pets. They can be destructive and like to eat a lot.
Chinchilla's are easy to take care of and are pretty popular exotic pets. They take dust baths to keep their coats clean. They breed frequently, so they should only be housed with chinchillas of the same-sex.
Kinkajous can live up to 40 years and are very playful and quiet. They can become aggressive.
16. Bearded Dragons
Caring for a bearded dragon is a very specific process. They need to be kept at a certain temperature, need a certain amount of space and specific bathing ritual.
You can get a baby skunks scent gland removed to have a pet that's not so stinky. They do have sharp teeth and claws, which can get dangerous.
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