Question: Are Llamas Exotic Animals?

Are llamas considered exotic animals?

Exotic animals prohibited as pets, including bear, lion, tiger, wolf, gorilla, monkey, etc.

Without permit: llama, alpaca, bison, European ferret, ostrich, yak, sugar glider, chinchilla, alligator, etc.

What animals are considered exotic?

“Exotic” pets include a wide variety of animals: birds, rodents (hamsters, gerbils, guinea pigs, chinchillas, rats, mice), rabbits, ferrets, reptiles (snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises), amphibians (frogs, toads), sugar gliders (marsupials), hedgehogs, potbellied pigs, and even spiders.

Can I have a llama as a pet?

If you have plenty of outdoor space and enjoy working with livestock, a llama can make a rewarding pet. Llamas are herd animals, though, so keeping a solitary llama isn’t a good idea. A member of the camel family, llamas can keep other hooved pets company, such as donkeys, ponies, horses, goats and sheep.

Is a panda an exotic animal?

Some people (including the author of this article) would consider red panda the cutest animals around. Unfortunately, the little critters are a threatened species due to habitat loss, so they are illegal to own as pets.

How much is a zebra?

How much will a zebra set you back? There are a handful of breeders around the country offering Plains zebras for $3,000 to $7,000, depending on their age and condition. (It’s illegal to trade in the other species, which are endangered, unless you own a zoo or wildlife sanctuary.)

Can Sables be pets?

No, Sables do not make good pets. Though they look cute, they have sharp little teeth and are quite capable of delivering a painful bite. In many places it is also illegal to own one as a pet.