These exotic pets require additional care and careful consideration of animal legal guidelines. The research by Rutgers College-New Brunswick ecologists gives new clarity on how and why the exotic pet trade has turn into the first venue by which reptiles and amphibians arrive in non-native lands, the first step to turning into ecologically damaging invaders.
She tells me a couple of research that exposed the film Discovering Nemo, the tale of a clownfish’s mission to rescue his son from life as a pet, satirically drove up interest in proudly owning clownfish — sufficient to trigger steep declines in their wild populations.
And here we’re.” But folks walking round with reptiles becomes much less unusual as the day goes on. Most of the containers on breeders’ tables, which at 10 a.m. had been filled with snakes coiled up or curiously bobbing their heads, start to empty out by late afternoon.
A wide range of unique vertebrate and invertebrate species are saved as ‘pets’ including fishes, amphibians (for instance, frogs and toads), reptiles (turtles, crocodiles, lizards and snakes), birds, mammals (for instance, primates, civets, and lions), and invertebrates (for instance spiders, scorpions, and centipedes), and ownership of a few of these animals is rising.