Exotic Animals

Some articles on animals, exotic animals, exotic, animal:

Austin Zoo - History
... In 1990, it became the Good Day Ranch, housing animals in need ... At that time, the animals were mostly domesticated and local animals including goats, pigs, fallow deer, donkeys, and ponies, with just a few exotic animals ... Gradually the number of exotic animals increased, and in 1994 the name was changed to Austin Zoo ...
Aristocratic Menageries - Medieval Period and Renaissance
... seen in Europe since the Roman Empire), monkeys, lions, bears, camels, falcons, and many exotic birds ... Charlemagne received exotic animals for his collection as gifts from important rulers of Africa and Asia ... At his manor, Woodstock, he began a collection of exotic animals ...
Animal Protection Institute
... The Animal Protection Institute (API) was a national, nonprofit animal advocacy organization based in Sacramento, California that in 2007, as part of its affiliation with the Born Free Foundation ... Founded in 1968, API's mission was to advocate for the protection of animals from cruelty and exploitation ... API's slogan was "Saving Animals Is Our Reason for Being" ...
Exotic Pet - Issues - Health
... Veterinary costs for treatment of exotic animals may be significantly higher than for a more conventional pet due to the increased specialization ... Some wild animals are known to carry or contract diseases that can affect humans, such as salmonellosis and rabies, though any animal born in captivity does not carry any of these diseases, contrary ... diseases can be dangerous for certain animals (like strep throat) ...

Famous quotes containing the words animals and/or exotic:

    In their sympathies, children feel nearer animals than adults. They frolic with animals, caress them, share with them feelings neither has words for. Have they ever stroked any adult with the love they bestow on a cat? Hugged any grownup with the ecstasy they feel when clasping a puppy?
    Jessamyn West (1907–1984)

    I do not approve of anything that tampers with natural ignorance. Ignorance is like a delicate exotic fruit; touch it and the bloom is gone.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)