Can I Have A Lion As A Pet In India?

Yes you can adopt a Lion or Tiger Cup in India.

You can go up to the particular reserve and ask to adopt any wild animal you wish.

But you can’t take the animal home.

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But owning your own lion — or tiger, or leopard — is pretty difficult to achieve when you live in the U.S. Twenty-one states in the U.S. ban all dangerous exotic pets. The previously mentioned five states –Nevada, Wisconsin, Alabama, North Carolina, and South Carolina — don’t require a permit.

Common pets in India are Dogs, cats and other domestic animals listed in the previous answers. For exotic pets, you need to be very careful about the laws. About rodents, not all types of rodents are illegal to keep in India. The only pets which are illegal are the ones found in the wild within the country borders.

How much does a lion cost?

Most of the mid size cats, like Servals and Caracals cost $1700.00 to $2800.00 and Ocelots can run as high as $15,000.00. Prices for lions range from 5,000 USD for an adolescent lioness, to a whooping 140,000 USD for a rare white lion cub.

Are pet lions dangerous?

The large cats such as lions, tigers, leopards, and cougars are even more problematic. All big (wild) cats have sharp claws and teeth and can be quite destructive. Even trained zookeepers who work with these animals every day are in danger of being attacked if the animal is startled or provoked in some way.

Are Lions loyal?

The lion will definitely kill the person who raised him since birth exactly because he is so loyal to him. Lions are nothing but big cats. They behave like one too.