13. Ayam Cermani Chicken You might not think chickens are that exciting but did you know that there are luxury chickens that are worth thousands of dollars?? The Ayam Cermani Chicken is a rare breed of chicken from Indonesia.
12. Stag Beetle You might not think Beetles would make the most affectionate pets but apparently they are extremely popular in Japan! I hear they make great listeners and are great pets for apartments!! And if you don’t like cute and cuddly, this guy is for you!
11. Toucan Dreaming of having a toucan? You are not alone! They are beautiful birds that are wonderful to look at, with their black bodies making their colourful beaks stand out even more! If you are already a bird person and have parrots, you might think, gosh i could just add a toucan to the mix! Think again!
10. Savannah Cat The savannah cat is one of the most majestic felines in the animal kingdom, with a long stride and tall body. A Savannah Cat is a hybrid cat crossed between an African serval and a domestic cat. You get the advantage of them looking like a wild cat but with a domestic personality which is much easier to handle for sure!!
9. De Brazza’s Monkey De Brazza’s monkey is one of the most expensive MONKEYS in the world and is often kept as a pet in Africa. Aside from their fancy name, named after the Italian explorer who found them, they have a fancy haircut with an orange crest on their head, gentle eyes and a white muzzle from the nose down which makes it look like they have a wise old man’s beard.
8. Hyacinth Macaw Macaws are popular exotic pets! They are pretty, easy to train and many find them to be a loving pet. But the Hyacinth Macaw outshines all of the others with its bright blue colouring with dashes of yellow. It is the largest of the flying parrot species and is native to Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay.
7. Lavender Albino Ball Python If you guys are afraid of snakes then watch out because here’s one for you, and it costs more than a car!! These lavender albino pythons are the result of a rare recessive gene which makes it a pretty shade of lavender with golden markings and ruby red eyes.
6. Black Palm Cockatoo Before you spend $16,000 on a bird, it’s important to know that these birds are not very affectionate. They are very majestic birds and contrary to their name they aren’t entirely black. They are more of a smoky gray with bright red cheeks. Since they are so big, they are also known as Goliath Cockatoos.
5. Chimpanzees Chimpanzees and baby monkeys can be irresistibly cute probably because of their caring nature, their curiosity and the fact that they are so similar to us. Many people think that getting a monkey is like getting a human baby and that it would be a great substitute for a human companion.
4. Arabian Horse. Arabian horses are one of the most recognized horse breeds in the world, with their smaller head and dainty legs. They have had a strong presence throughout history and have been valued for their toughness and swiftness. It was first bred by the Bedouins who only allowed the finest horses to reproduce.
3. White Lion Cubs. Similarly to the Lavender python, these cute little cubs are the product of a recessive gene which gives them their pure white fur. But before getting into how cute and unique they are I should say that getting a lion as a pet is not to be taken lightly. They are illegal in many places and need constant training and stimulation to keep them happy.
2. Green Monkey Before you get too excited, I’m not talking about actual green monkeys but a horse named Green Monkey. While he isn’t an Arabian horse, this twoyearold American thoroughbred sold for guess how much?? Guess!! Go ahead! I’ll tell you in a bit. He was fathered from another racehorse named Forestry.
1. Sir Lancelot Encore Finally, we have human’s best friend! If you have lost a beloved pet then this story might not sound as strange to you. Everyone loves their dogs because, well you don’t need me to tell you the reasons! Who doesn’t love being welcomed home, and comforted.
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