Dr dan meakin when most people think about exotic pets they think about animals like snakes, lizards, tropical birds and wild animals before you buy an exotic pet you need to consider the pros and cons of caring for exotic animals as it related to both you and the animal. Exotic animals can be good pets but only if you have the time, energy and proper resources to care for them it's a lot of hard work no matter how you feel about it. The definition of an exotic pet is hard to pin down common pets are cats, dogs, fish, and even horses, in many circles anything other than these four animals is considered as an exotic pet.
Many people thoroughly enjoy looking at animals for a sense of entertainment, and from the outside looking in, not many see any problems with doing such but what those many people do not understand is the physical and mental burdens environments such as zoos and circuses take on these animals. Pros and cons of zoos these are the most common arguments in favor and against zoos pros of zoos after the famous wildlife conservationist geral durrell opened a zoo in jersey in 1959, zoos all over the world have embraced the mission of saving endangered species in the world. People should keep exotic animals, as long as they aren't endangered (for example, pandas are coming endangered, so they shouldn't be pets) or dangerous (for example, brown bears and most other animals are too dangerous to be kept as pets.
Some zoos and aquariums do rescue some animals and work to save endangered species, but most animals in zoos were either captured from the wild or bred in captivity for the purpose of public display, not species protection. Exotic pet owners keep exotic pets for the same reasons that domesticated animal owners keep domesticated pets, which is the hope of a symbiotic relationship with their creature of choice no one intends to harm animals by keeping them as pets even though this can unintentionally occur. Animals used for entertainment animals aren't actors, spectacles to imprison and gawk at, or circus clowns yet thousands of these animals are forced to perform silly, confusing tricks under the threat of physical punishment are carted across the country in cramped and stuffy boxcars or semi-truck trailers are kept chained or caged in barren, boring, and filthy enclosures and are.
The animal welfare act: the animal welfare act, or awa, is the primary piece of federal legislation regulating captive wild animals zoos and circuses are among those who fall under this act zoos and circuses are among those who fall under this act. Circuses circuses and other animal entertainments the animal rights answer the use of animals to entertain human beings is wrong because: it treats the animal as a means to achieve some human end. Animal welfare issues 3 as with other uses of animals in entertainment, there can be no justification for this cruelty and death, purely to satisfy human's lust for perverse forms of entertainment. Exotic animals - exotic animals as pets pros and cons the existence of these animals should, at minimum, call into question blanket bans of exotic pets on the pretense of public safety. 2 education and research opportunities are available zoos allow children and adults to observe wild animals up close, an opportunity that is normally not possible for many people having exotic and large animals secured in enclosures, these places also allow researchers and scientists to perform studies to better help us understand the way.
As an exotic animal veterinarian, i am frequently asked why anyone would want an exotic pet (bird, rabbit, guinea pig, chinchilla, ferret, lizard, turtle, snake, hedgehog, sugar glider, or other unique animal) over a dog or cat. Exotic animals in entertainment: the pros and cons abstract the entertainment industry is a controversial subject, especially pertaining to the use of exotic animals for human enjoyment. Animals have been and will continue to be used in entertainment, often to the detriment of the animals while laws are helpful in banning and regulating certain practices, it is the demand for entertainment that will always keep the business flourishing. All forms of sport and entertainment that exploit non-human animals should be banned animals, like us, can feel fear, stress, exhaustion, and pain to use animals for our own amusement, whether hunting them for sport or making them perform for us, is demeaning to ourselves as well as to them.
The exotic pet trade is big business selling protected wildlife in stores, auctions, or on the internet is one of the largest sources of criminal earnings, behind only arms smuggling and drug trafficking but the animals pay the price many don't survive the journey from their homes, and. The entertainment industry is a controversial subject, especially pertaining to the use of exotic animals for human enjoyment the purpose of this research paper is to explore the history of exotic animals in entertainment and how the industry is viewed by the general public in the twenty-first century. The word exotic means imported from another country or not native to the place where found in terms of nature, exotics are animals or plants that are not historically found in the area they're living in.