Top 10 Illegal Pets
Turtles:They carry the salmonella germs on their outer shells. When someone touches the turtle, they can get germs and get very sick or die.
Zebras:is an illegal pet in Nevada and many other states. It is impossible to domesticate a zebra. Their kick can hurt or kill a human, and they use it often.
Monkeys:It is illegal to own a monkey in 19 states, including in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire.
Ferrets:are illegal to own in California, Hawaii, and many individual cities, including Washington D.C. and New York City.
Sugar Gliders:are a fad pet that many choose to own, but owning one is illegal in many states, including Alaska, California, Hawaii, and Pennsylvania.
Chausies:These hybrid cats were created by breeding jungle cats and domestic cats. They are about twice as big as the typical house cat and are very active.
Bengals:While it is obvious why big cats, like lions and tigers, are banned as pets, but it is also illegal to own a Bengal in at least 19 states.
Hedgehogs:may look like the perfect pocket pet. But it is illegal to own them in many states, including California, Hawaii, Georgia, and Pennsylvania.
Lemurs: be careful where you choose to live as they are illegal pets in Ohio, Nevada, Florida, and North Carolina. Additionally the sale or transfer of lemurs is highly regulated in many other states.
Skunks: do not be quick to buy one, especially if you live in 17 U.S. states, including Alabama, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, and Michigan, where pet skunks are banned.