Animal ownership laws vary greatly depending on where you live —some states are quite strict, while others could care less. Alabama, North Carolina, Nevada, and Wisconsin, for example, have absolutely zero rules about what animals you can and cannot own. Even if you live in one of those states, though, do we really have to say it? Don’t become "Tiger King" Joe Exotic. Wild animals belong in their natural habitat, which means that if you really need to flex your cash on an already hefty price tag, you should spend even more making sure an exotic pet’s environment matches what it’s used to. Here are 22 pets you probably can’t afford to own; if you have stories about these or others, share them in the comments.
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