10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

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IN BRIEF: In this post we look into a list of the MOST PECULIAR PETS from around the world. We look at why they were chosen to be pets and their unique characteristics as well.

Most of the people are fond of the pets in the world. But some people always want something more unique. There are a few unusual pets, you can own these days. Cats and dogs, hamsters and parrots are cute, exotic pets can bring more joy and better companionship to you. Owning a pet is a huge responsibility, but owing an exotic one is more challenging and can be a full time job.

Here Is A List Of Some Peculiar Pets:

Number 1 – The Capybara

10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

Related to the guinea pig, this native South America is the biggest rodent in the Earth. Surprising to many, Capybara is quite the water lovers. In fact, their name literally translates to “water pig”.

Number 2 – The Fennec Fox

10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

Although most foxes usually make bad pets, the Fennec fox is an excellent pet to have. This cute desert animal tends to be small (they are smaller than cats) and bright. These perky large-eared animals are originally from Northern Africa.

Number 3 – The Squirrel Monkey

10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

From the tropical woods of Central and South America, the Squirrel Monkey may be the most adorable exotic pet of them entirely. They have the largest brain out of all primates, so house-training should come easy to these little cuties.

Number 4 – Stick Insects

10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

The stick insect has been thinking about and educating school-age children in classrooms for a long time, because of its unique visual aspect and simple care needs. These insects don’t like being alone and need other stick insects for company.

Number 5 – Hedgehogs

10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

Hedgehogs are usually mistaken for small porcupines, but the two species are not touched on. Despite their spines, hedgehogs are incredibly friendly and they can become extremely tender with their owners. Hedgehogs make perfect pets since they’re calm and low maintenance.

Number 6 – Skunks

10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

A skunk makes an excellent pet, of course, if you have their scent glands removed. A pet skunk is easy to look after and this adorable animal requires little maintenance. Skunks are playful and they can entertain themselves with different toys.

Number 7 – Pygmy Goats

10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

Pygmy Goats are popular as pets, thanks to their compact sizes and friendly temperaments. These grass-eaters are similar to small dogs in size and are generally considered easy to care for.

Number 8 – The Spotted Genet

10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

Spotted Genets are originally from Africa, and they are outstanding pets for those who love independent animals. Garnets are very active and strong. They seem like a hybrid between a ferret, a guy and a racoon.

Number 9 – The Sugar Glider

10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

They are native to Australia and get their name because of a special membrane that stretches from the front leg to the hind leg, leaving them to glide from tree to tree. Sugar gliders love to socialise, so they are happiest in pairs or more.

Number 10 – The Wallaby

10 Most Rare And Peculiar Pets

Native to Australia, the wallaby is a marsupial like its cousin the kangaroo. Wallabys are timid animals that require a lot of open space and diets rich in grass, leaves and some fruits, such as apples. Wallabies are social creatures, thus it’s best to have a pair.

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