Posted on 11 November 2009.
There is a fascination worldwide to own exotic, bizarre or dangerous pets even though it is considered illegal to capture or breed such animals. The following are some of the bizarre pet animals that are owned, sold, and traded worldwide regardless of the consequences.
Kinkajous have cute and adorable little furry bodies and really big eyes. Also called a sugar bear, it looks like a cross between a hamster, a squirrel and a chinchilla. Its life span is about 23 years. They are very cute animals which can also attack you fiercely. They have remarkable manipulatory abilities. This animal owned by Paris Hilton attacked her and sent her for treatment at least a couple of times. Hence this animal can be one of the dangerous pets.
2. Big Cats
These are cute pet animals that do not drive you crazy. They are irresistible creatures especially when they are babies. However the risk is that they can turn on you in a second even if they are well trained or young. All cats are carnivores and excellent predators.
3. Crocodiles and Alligators
People generally own alligators and crocodiles when they are really small and make cute pet animals. But when fully grown they can be really hard to manage and also pose a risk for life. Fully grown crocodiles have really big jaws. There is risk and danger in owing such pets.
4. Venomous Snakes
These animals are poisonous and can bite. A man in Cincinnati a man was bitten by his rhinoceros viper snake, one of the deadliest snakes in the world. He survived after taking an anti-venom, but will everyone be ready for such a risk?
5. Chimps and Monkeys