But the more alarming fact is that it’s not illegal—and actually terrifyingly easy—to buy or sell a tiger in the United States.
It’s actually simpler in many states to purchase a tiger cub than to go to your local humane society and adopt a puppy.
Can I buy a baby tiger?
Buying a tiger is easy. There are plenty of websites where you can pick one up with a credit card. A baby Bengal costs around $1,000. Most are “surplus” cubs, bred by zoos, or their descendants.
How much is a tiger cub?
According to Big Cat Rescue, a tiger cub is at the top of the price range for exotic cats, at around $7,500.
How can I buy a tiger?
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Can you own a tiger in Pennsylvania?
And under state law, it’s perfectly legal to own bears, lions, tigers and the like as long as the owner obtains a permit from the Pennsylvania Game Commission. People who already have such pets would be allowed to keep them, as long as they have a permit.
How much does a liger cost?
If you think these figures are high, just try and cut corners and see how huge your medical and subsequent bills will be. Exotic cats range in price from a $900.00 Bobcat to a $2,500.00 tiger cub. Most of the mid size cats, like Servals and Caracals cost $1500.00 to $2200.00 and Ocelots can run as high as $15,000.00.
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.)