10 Cutest Exotic Animals You Can Own as Pets


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Do you want to be another boring pet-owner?

Or are you looking to turn a few heads on your next morning stroll with your newest animal-companion? Well, you could brave the mission and opt for a Bengal Tiger like Mike Tyson. But a full grown wildcat is quite a piece of work and not exactly what we had in mind for today’s list. We were thinking a little more cute and exotic: Like the playful Chinchilla or the fluffy Fennec Fox. Perhaps even a Goofy Crested Gecko or a dog-sized Rodent, like the Australian Capybarra. With a little extra research and work, these bizarre and adorable animals could realistically become your next pet. So if you’re looking to turn a few heads and melt a few hearts with your newest, unusual animal-friend, stay tuned as we count down our Top 10 Picks for the Cutest Exotic Animals You Can Actually Own (As Pets). Oh and if you thought crabs couldn’t be sweet, then stay tuned for #1, because this unique and exotic critter is sure to make your aquarium a lot cuter. Ok, let’s get started

00:05 – Welcome
01:11 – Capybara
02:08 – Serval Cat
02:50 – Fennec Fox
04:10 – Box Turtles
05:01 – Chinchilla
05:56 – Sugar Glider
07:01 – Kinka Jou
07:37 – Crested Gecko
09:00 – Capuchin Monkey
09:41 – The Hermit Crab


Why do exotic animals make desirable pets for some people?

Exotic animals are interesting creatures with unique characteristics that make them desirable candidates for keeping as pets. They often possess distinct features that people find attractive, such as their beautiful fur, striking patterns or colors, and friendly personalities that would make owning them an enjoyable experience. The following are ten of the cutest exotic animals that you can own as pets.

1. Fennec Fox

Fennec foxes are tiny and cute. Their big ears, small size and playful personality make them a great pet for animal lovers. However, keeping them as pets requires a special permit in some countries because they are native to Africa.

2. Lowland Anoa

The Lowland Anoa is a small, dark-colored bovine that is found in Sulawesi of Indonesia. They are perfect pets if you live in a small apartment as they are herbivorous and are quite calm.

3. Hedgehog

Hedgehogs are adorable and can make a great pet, but they do require a bit more care than the average household pet. They are active and curious creatures that love running around, playing and the attention of their owners.

4. Kinkajou

Kinkajous are small creatures that are native to the rainforest. They have big cute eyes, are furry and can be trained, making them a great pet. On the downside, they also require a balanced diet and regular watching for their health.

5. Sugar Glider

Sugar gliders are small gliding marsupials native to Australia. They are highly social animals that require affection, attention and playtime. They are perfect for pet owners who have enough time to play with them.

6. Red Panda

Red pandas are endearing animals that would make a wonderful pet, although they are typically more challenging to obtain as they are rare and protected. They are known for their reddish fur, white faces, and fluffy tails.

7. Serval

Serval cats are exotic, and keeping them as pets requires a special permit in most places. However, they are charming and intelligent animals that are known for their elegance, and are perfect for pet lovers who have enough space and time.

8. Capybara

Capybaras are the world’s largest living rodents and make excellent pets if you have enough room for them. They are social animals and enjoy socializing with their owners and other animals.

9. Pygmy Marmoset

The Pygmy marmoset is a small primate with big eyes and ears, making it quite adorable. They are social creatures that love hugs and need attention when they are kept as pets.

10. Coati

Coatis are member of the raccoon family and require careful handling. But when they are trained and well cared for, coatis can be great pets. Their long snouts, bushy tails and curious nature make them stand out from other pets.

In conclusion, owning an exotic animal as a pet comes with a new and unique challenge and responsibility. Therefore, if you are considering owning one, it crucial to research and understand the requirements that come with the pet you want to adopt to ensure that you can provide them with a loving home.

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