WORST ANIMALS TO KEEP AS PETS 

These animals weren’t created to be pets. Alligators like to trick people into thinking they’re not that fast or that their behavior is predictable, but neither is true.

Alligator

Armadillos aren’t social either. They get into fights with other armadillos and need space to roam and dig.

Armadillo

They’ll always be wild animals, and you’ll never know when they might snap at you, bite you or worse. And you can’t have other small pets, as the Arctic fox will only look at them as dinner.

Arctic Fox

Not only are monkeys known for throwing their feces at you—the Centers for Disease Control claims they can also transmit several deadly viruses to humans.

Wolf-Dog

Lions and tigers and bears—oh my! These wild animals might be among your fantasy menagerie of domesticated pets, but most of us realize that as cute and cuddly as they appear at a distance, they deserve to be free.

Bears

Not only is it completely illegal to keep an owl as a pet in the United States, few private owners can actually comprehend the level of care of what is involved in caring involved, the nocturnal noise, and the level of destruction an owl can be capable of in a confined residential home.

Owls

In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that for every lion and tiger in a zoo, there are as many as 10 privately owned. Shirley Minshew, North America’s relief director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare’s.

Lions

Tim Harrison, has seen some pretty crazy things as a Public Safety Officer for the City of Oakwood, California, so trust him when he says that privately-owned alligators are one of the most common animal on human.

Crocodiles

According to statistics from the Humane Society of the United States, 18 deaths were attributed to exotic reptiles between 1990 and 2011. 

Reptiles

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