Quick Answer: Can You Own A Giraffe?

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You can purchase a giraffe from exotic animal breeders or zoos that are going out of business. Like most exotic pets, you will need a special permit to keep a giraffe on your property. Giraffes aren’t currently protected in the savannas of Africa, so it is possible to buy one legally.

(a) For the purpose of this section, the following shall be designated wild or exotic animals: tigers, lions, cougars, leopards, jaguars, cheetahs, lynx, bobcats, bears, wolves, chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans, poisonous snakes, komodo dragons, African buffalo, hyenas, coyotes, deer, or any other member of

Can you train a giraffe?

The fusion method used at The Oakland Zoo produces giraffes that can be trained and handled more easily, and most importantly, more safely.

How much does it cost to feed a giraffe?

The cost to feed each giraffe averages approximately $3,000 per year.

How much does Giraffe cost?

How much does a giraffe cost? Purchasing a giraffe is no small endeavor either even if you do have the money required, which range on average from $40,000-$80,000 that would be required to acquire a healthy, giraffe.

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.)