Have you ever wondered, how can you get your hands on some unusually exotic pet animals that can be part of your life?
Well you’re at the right place, so get ready to know some mysterious and incredibly awkward looking creatures from our blue planet that can be kept as cool pets.
Some people just don’t have the stomach for the usual cat and mouse animals, but prefer the challenge and thrill of owning something unique and rather eye-catching. It’s a great way to feed your exotic animal fetish and hobby-ish nature.
If you ever thought owning some exotic pets would be a colossal nightmare in care and possession, you would be surprised to know that the animals mentioned below are actually being kept as pets.
Here is the List of 32 Exotic Low Maintenance Cool Pets That Are Legal To Own.
Bearded Dragon Lizard
Hold on, don’t be disgusted out just yet. The dragon lizard, tends to look like something out of The Hobbit but in reality, they are one of the gentlest reptiles out there. Despite their looks and being very strange animals, they love to be fondled and enjoy the occasional misty showers.
Often kept in glass aquariums, they are diurnal i.e. stay up during day and sleep at night. So you can watch them when you’re awake! Dragon lizards show great temperaments and can be handled so well, in fact even children can play them as well! Supervised of course.
Let’s face it, a selfie with this sucker on the shoulder is a definite eye-popper.
Aww! Look at the face, isn’t that just the cutest. The Chinchilla’s make a really good house pet for the average small family. The name though, sounds more like a Mexican drink off the bar. Keeping that Mexican energy note, these rodents are perky little energy balls making good pets for for teens and above.
Being light weight and very fragile, the Chinchilla’s zip like flash if left loose in the house. They are however very sensitive to, too tight of grips and can bite if provoked. The good part of these best pets, is their thick layer of fur and hardly any sound. Proving to be some excellent low maintenance pets.
They make rather unusual pets in appearance, People often mistake these intelligent and small animals as a ‘Hole creator’ in their hands. Forgetting they only stiffen their spines when they feel threatened. Otherwise, they are a humble and strictly mind their own business pets, easily comparable to hamsters.
Despite their sensitivity to surroundings, Hedgehogs are usually shy creatures. They tend to develop good personality, through greater owner interaction, requiring a lot of time and commitment. Expect to bond with your pet like you would with an infant. Now isn’t that just so adorable.
Crickey! They are popular animals, If you remember the crocodile hunter Steve Irvin from Australia, you know very well what these things can grow up to be. Unlike lizards, which are tamed and less harmful, crocodiles tend be the same up until they are the same size.
I could keep exotic animals as pets but a crocodile – no. They eventually grow out their enclosures and require more space and food as size and age increases exponentially.
You can never turn your back on a crocodile and keeping this reptile is a specialist job undoubtedly. You should ask the people of Florida, how everyday a crocodile is swimming in their backyard pools. Now that is frightening, yikes!
If you have watched The Piranhas 3D, you would realize what they are capable of doing. Unlike the movies showing complete bizarreness, piranhas however are very feisty carnivorous fast moving fish.
If you’re into gentle fish love loving nature, then piranhas are not meant for you. Usually they are the wolves of the river, normally hunting in a pack. So, if you’re planning on getting some unique pets as piranhas, get three and above.
Oh yeah! Don’t go on feeding them with your hand, piranhas love hunting live fish, though they never say no to the occasional worms and insects. However, piranhas do require maintenance, proving to be very messy eaters and not really the best pets for kids .
Let’s face it, they tend to make very unique pets and look like something out of the devils nightmare. Before I even begin, scorpions hold a lot of physiological power that comes associated with their sight. Astrologically – Often resembling strength, is a strong reason for owners to keep as their preferred best exotic pets.
Scorpions can sting from their stinger, and definitely hurt their owners. Unlike others, scorpions are a definite no show for children, requiring expert care and handling from experienced individuals. Despite their unappealing looks, scorpions can be found easily in various pet shops.
Boa Constrictor Snake
This is a heart attack for me, or any other woman. Get ready to lose your girlfriend, if you have one of these bad boys in your house. Unlike most snakes of the world, Boas are constrictors that means they are large and non-poisonous and kill through strangling around their prey. Despite being weird pets, they are quite popular animals among enthusiasts.
Boas tend to grow past the 5 feet mark, more depending on the species. Considering the size, the weight will grow accordingly as much. Since Boas are amazon based, the enclosures for them are required to be high and heated to best mimic their natural habitat.
Mexican Red-Legged Tarantula
Though many would call them creepy and run away instantly, Tarantulas and in specific the Mexican Red-legged one is one very beginner species kept in captivity for pet use. There striking features are vibrant orange knees contrasted with a black body.
They show good temperament, and usually like to run away as the first line of defense. Despite being docile, they tend to be a little skittish at times and can show aggression if provoked.