We are used to the fact that the words "pet" most often means dogs, cats or hamsters. Well, or, at worst, fish. However, someone prefers ordinary pets to exotic ones. The names and photos of some of them are presented below.
Everything is not so scary as it might seem at first glance. The poison of these individuals is practically not dangerous for an adult.
Would they otherwise be sold in a pet store, in the public domain? And the tarantula will not attack first. Only if it pisses him off.
Males live in captivity for about two years, females - much longer, sometimes they live up to 20 years.
Contrary to popular belief, the poison of these animals does not pose a mortal threat to an adult.
But this individual does not need attention or care at all.
What prompts some to get a scorpion as a pet? Most likely, his unusual appearance. And the desire for shocking.
The homeland of this animal is South and Central America.
Unpretentious, feeds mainly on fruits. With proper care and attention, he is able to live at home up to 40 years!
However, one should be on the lookout: no matter how peaceful the animal may seem, in fact, it can be quite aggressive. His bites are painful and even dangerous due to bacteria.
They keep a snake at home, mainly, again, lovers of exoticism and outrageous. How else can one explain the craving for a slippery reptile?
For keeping snakes special conditions are needed - in particular, a spacious aviary. They need to be given fresh game regularly.
The snake will try to get out of the aviary in any way possible. You need to be prepared for this.
This is a completely unique animal - a variety of salamander, which has remained at the larval stage. The main distinguishing feature is the ability to regenerate any part of the body.
Because of this, axolotl is under the scrutiny of scientists. These animals can exist only in cold water, they do not tolerate high temperatures.
There must be sand in the aquarium, to which the axolotl can cling.
The decision to have a pet should be considered. And if we are talking about an exotic animal, you must carefully weigh the pros and cons. What do you expect from him? Can you provide proper care? It is better to ask yourself these questions and other in advance in order to avoid unpleasant misunderstandings.