Buyer Beware: That Exotic Pet Could Be Illegal
Many endangered and threatened species are prohibited or heavily regulated in international trade. AND many state, county, and city ordinances prohibit the ownership of wild animals as pets.
If you break the law, you could face hefty fines. Before even thinking about bringing a wild animal into your home, know your local and state laws.
Now, let’s learn about zoonotic disease risks from the exotic pet trade.