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In light of a trainer's tragic loss of life from interacting with a supposedly tamed or trained killer whale, it is interesting to note that this is not first, and not even the second, but the third death brought on by this powerful mammal. Although the trainers realized that this was a ultimately a wild animal, they trusted the creature sufficiently to be in the tank with him. Although the killer whale was significantly less of a pet than a family dog or cat, this incident nonetheless highlights the potential risks of interacting with exotic wildlife. Numerous people consider exotic animals to be status symbols as well as exciting and fascinating creatures to have around. For some reason, we are often drawn to these creatures, frequenting circuses and animal exhibits such as zoos and theme parks. In addition}, even though zoos can do an amazing job of supplying a safe haven for what are ultimately wild animals, they can still make kids and adults want an exotic animal as a family pet. When comparing domestic animals to exotic ones that are kept as house pets, you need to understand that people have been in the process of domesticating cats and dogs for thousands of years. Puppies and kittens are able to get accustomed to people from the moment they are born, which assists in helping them adapt to humans. On the other hand, wild animals may have been living in the wild for years, only to be yanked out of their natural habitat. There are an extensive range of exotic animals kept as pets. While some individuals select to keep tigers, lions, bears, and wolves for their pleasure, even non-human primates and some reptiles count as exotic pets. Some of these creatures require a more substantial amount of habitat than you can provide in just your yard. Still others depend on unique foodstuffs that can't be found in your neighborhood petfood store . This can result in suffering for the animal. With this suffering, these wild animals can grow to be agitated and ultimately dangerous. Some owners decide to place their animals through processes such as declawing and tooth removal in order to make them much less capable} to cause injury if they decided to strike. Even so}, this can make an exotic pet even more agitated and angry. A lot of men and women do not comprehend the power of these creatures. In truth, chimpanzees, a common exotic pet, have been approximated to have five (5) times the arm strength of a man. This can result in deadly disasters if they grow to be panicked around a person. In addition to strength, chimps also have powerful, sharp canine teeth that can rip and tear. Some people and places work extremely hard to maintain these exotic creatures in as natural of a habitat as possible, such as zoos and wildlife preserves. Nevertheless, retaining an wild and exotic animal as a house pet can be extremely dangerous for you and all the people you love. Wildlife Solutions resolves wildlife problems humanely, using proven techniques that are safe for your family and pets. Our wild animal trapping and removal services include bat removal, rat control, mice control, pigeon control, skunk removal, squirrel control, raccoon removal, bird control, snake control, armadillo control, beaver control and much more.
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