What is an exotic animal?
An exotic can be any animal other than a dog, cat or typical livestock animal like a horse, cow or goat. Hamsters, rabbits, rats, ferrets, mice, reptiles, etc... are all classified as "exotic" in the veterinary world.
An exotic animal is one you would traditionally think of as wild rather than a pet. Animals that might fall under that category are tarantulas, snakes, hedgehogs, monkeys, and kangaroos. Common exotic birds are the Macaw, lorikeet, and peacock.
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