New Yorker Sentenced to Prison for Exotic Cat Trafficking; some were of the same breed that was released on Royal Oak

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – A New York man was sentenced to prison for trafficking exotic African cats, some of which were the same breed as those he escaped from a house in royal oak last weekauthorities said. Cats run away in Royal Oak A Royal Oak Woman five tickets were issued after four African caracal … Read more

Carole Baskin Addresses Alleged Attack on Exotic Pet Store

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — An exotic pet store in Huntsville is under the microscope again, and Carole Baskin has something to say about it. Recently, a local mom visited 256Exotics with his family to buy a mouse for his pet snake. While inside the store, Shelby Rood says her 3-year-old daughter Ezlyn was talking to … Read more

Big Cat Activist Addresses Alleged Attack on Huntsville Exotic Pet Store

Editor’s Note: Some story details are graphic. HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — An exotic pet store in Huntsville is under the microscope again, so animal rights activist and CEO of Big Cat Rescue Carole Baskin has something to say about it. Recently, a local mom visited 256Exotics with his family to buy a mouse for his … Read more

Carole Baskin Addresses Alleged Attack on an Exotic Pet Store in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — An exotic pet store in Huntsville is under the microscope again, and Carole Baskin has something to say about it. Recently, a local mom visited 256Exotics with his family to buy a mouse for his pet snake. While inside the store, Shelby Rood says her 3-year-old daughter Ezlyn was talking to … Read more

Exotic pet trade responsible for hundreds of invasive species worldwide

According to a new study, published in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment last week, Burmese pythons in Florida are just one example of hundreds of non-native and invasive species that are harming native species and ecosystems around the world. thanks to the multi-billion dollar trade in exotic pets. “The volume of vertebrate … Read more

Exotic Pets in Minnesota – Mpls.St.Paul Magazine

It was a normal June day in northeast Minneapolis when the woman I was having tea with broke off. “BABY RACCOON!” (I’m sure he actually spoke a full sentence, but BABY RACCOON was all I managed to register as he turned me to look out the window.) Sure enough, a couple of 20-something women in … Read more

Carole Baskin Addresses Alleged Attack on an Exotic Pet Store in Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — An exotic pet store in Huntsville is under the microscope again, and Carole Baskin has something to say about it. Recently, a local mom visited 256Exotics with his family to buy a mouse for his pet snake. While inside the store, Shelby Rood says her 3-year-old daughter Ezlyn was talking to … Read more

BRAUN: Exotic animal ownership laws in Ontario must change

Breadcrumb Trail Links Ontario Publication date: February 05, 2022 • February 5, 2022 • 3 minute read • join the conversation It’s a good time to talk about the welfare of tigers and other exotic wildlife, writes Liz Braun. Photo by iStock /FALSE IMAGES article content In the Chinese zodiac, this is the year of … Read more

Recent Salmonella Infections in South Dakota Linked to Exotic Pets

I’m not a big exotic pet person. While some of my vet school classmates liked parakeets, lizards, and snakes, I never understood the attraction. However, by all accounts, an increasing number of people feel differently than I do about these critters. Interest in exotic pets is growing each year, with 13% of US households now … Read more

The nephew of the owner of Wilson’s Wild Animal Park is not opposed to animal cruelty; you can not have exotic animals for 5 years | winchester star

WINCHESTER – Roadside zoo owner Keith Arnold Wilson and his nephew, Christian Alejandro Dall’Acqua, avoided jail for mistreating exotic animals at Wilson’s Wild Animal Park in Frederick County. The two were found guilty of 27 and 19 counts of petty animal cruelty, respectively, in a plea deal in Frederick Circuit Court on Friday. His no-opposition … Read more

Student to Share Advances in Nutrition for Healthier Exotic Animals in Halver Lecture – WSU Insider

Drawing on experiences gained at Washington State University, alumnus Troy Tollefson helps black rhinos, giraffes, maned wolves, and other exotic animals lead healthier lives in zoos and sanctuaries as an animal nutritionist. Tollefson will share ideas on how research can help exotic animals at the upcoming Halver Conference on Comparative Nutrition, Tuesday, February 22, at … Read more

Still no decision from Raleigh leaders on exotic animals after venom-spitting cobra escapes

RALEIGH, NC (WNCN) – Raleigh city leaders are still working on a plan to address dangerous and exotic animals within city limits. The call for change came after a venom-spitting cobra escaped into a northwest Raleigh neighborhood in June 2021. Since then, the City has tried to decide what, if anything, it should do to … Read more

Ontario Veterinary College to close service for exotic birds and pets due to budget constraints

Students at the University of Guelphs, Ontario, College of Veterinary Medicine are sounding the alarm over the college’s decision to close its service for avian and exotic pets. The specialized department provides care for birds and animals that belong to the broad category of exotic pets, including reptiles, amphibians, and small mammals such as ferrets, … Read more

The exotic Belfast mascot you’ve never heard of who became famous on TikTok overnight

We’ve seen millions of TikTok stars leave Belfast, but none quite like this one. This little guy gained 90,000 followers overnight and has over 10 million views and seven million likes to date. But chances are you’ve never seen one of its kind in Northern Ireland, or perhaps anywhere else before… Kristy Ruggiero is a … Read more