Quick Answer: Can You Keep A Tiger As A Pet?

Do Tigers make good pets?

To keep a tiger as a pet, you need permission from your local authority under the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976. You’re unlikely to get it, but if you do, good luck. Tigers are wild animals. They can be tamed, if raised from a cub; but they’re not domesticated.

How do I own a tiger?

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Can you keep tigers as pets UK?

Exotic pets you are allowed to own in the UK. A Sky news report in May highlighted that more people in Britain are keeping lions, tigers, snakes and even crocodiles as pets. Whilst exotic animals are not everyone’s first choice of pet, the demand for them appears to be growing.

How dangerous is a tiger?

As tigers in Asia often live in a close proximity to a large number of humans, the tiger has killed more people than any other cat. If a human comes too close and surprises a sleeping or a feeding tiger (particularly if it is a tigress with cubs), the tiger may attack and kill a human.

Can Tigers love humans?

Many people love these felids and feel a great fascination for what they represent. Tigers are creatures that follow the instincts of their species and are not responsible for their behavior. But even as predators, they are known to be positively related to humans.

Can a baby tiger kill you?

If a human comes too close and surprises a sleeping or a feeding tiger, (particularly if it is a tigress with cubs), the tiger may attack and kill a human.