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Care Guides for a Variety of Exotic Pets

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Find out all about every kind of exotic pet you can imagine! From alligators and antlions to numerous wild animals and, well, there aren't any exotic pets that start with a "z". But everything you need to know about exotic pets can be found right here!

  1. African Dormice, Amphibians, Big Cats, Birds & Camelids
  2. Chinchillas, Crabs, Coati, Degus, Dingoes, Ferrets, & Foxes
  3. Gerbils, Goats, Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, Hedgehogs & Hybrid Cats
  4. Insects, Kinkajous, Kunekune, Mice, Opossums, & Prairie Dogs
  1. Primates, Pot Bellied Pigs, Rabbits, Rats, & Reptiles
  2. Raccoons, Skunks, Spiders, Squirrels, & Sugar Gliders
  3. Wallaroos, & Wolfdogs

African Dormice, Amphibians, Big Cats, Birds & Camelids

Princess Angeline - Alpaca Picture

From claws that would shred any curtain to pets with hooves, these exotic pets are pretty darn diverse.

Chinchillas, Crabs, Coati, Degus, Dingoes, Ferrets, & Foxes

Lindy - Dingo

South American racoons, African dogs, weasels, and Russian experiments fill this group of exotic pets. Check them out!

Gerbils, Goats, Guinea Pigs, Hamsters, Hedgehogs & Hybrid Cats

Tapanga - Nubian Goat Picture

Explore the worlds of rodents, hoof stock, and insectivores with this selection of exotic pets.

Insects, Kinkajous, Kunekune, Mice, Opossums, & Prairie Dogs

Calvin - Kinkajou Picture

Learn about those creepy crawlies, more rodents and the unique kinkajou. There's something for everyone here!

Primates, Pot Bellied Pigs, Rabbits, Rats, & Reptiles

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Capuchins, pigs and lizards are just a sampling of these exotic pets. Find out all about pets that are like babies and ones you can forget to feed for months.

Raccoons, Skunks, Spiders, Squirrels, & Sugar Gliders

What some think are wild animals, others keep in their houses and treat just like any other family member. Explore the world of tarantulas, gliders and skunks!

Wallaroos, & Wolfdogs

They're not kangaroos and they're not wolves. But they are exotic pets!

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