Top Ten Animals that Shouldn't Be in a Petting Zoo
That's it Billy, pet the man-eating unsupervised lion.
The Top Ten
An unbelievably bad idea, touch it's spikes and you ingest a poison 1200 times more poisonous than cyanide. Ouch! - fruitslicer2000
3Box JellyfishBox jellyfish are cnidarian invertebrates distinguished by their cube-shaped medusae. Some species of box jellyfish produce extremely potent venom: Chironex fleckeri, Carukia barnesi and Malo kingi.
4Brazilian Wandering Spider
5Great White SharkThe great white shark, also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large lamniform shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.
It it not healthy in inclosd spaces - Warwolf18
They will die in inclosd spaces eventaly. - Aleehorselover
6Inland TaipanThe Inland Taipan, is a venomous snake of the taipan genus commonly found in semi-arid regions of central east Australia. The inland taipan is not just a venomous snake it's considered the most venomous snake in the world by many people. When compared drop for drop and based on the median lethal dose ...read more.
7Golden Poison Dart Frog
8PorcupinePorcupines are rodentian mammals with a coat of sharp spines, or quills, that protect against predators.
Why anyone would want to pet a Porcupine is beyond me. - egnomac
9King CobraThe king cobra is an elapid found predominantly in forests from India through Southeast Asia. ...read more.
10Polar BearThe polar bear is a carnivorous bear whose native range lies largely within the Arctic Circle, encompassing the Arctic Ocean, its surrounding seas and surrounding land masses.
?Grizzly BearThe grizzly bear less commonly called the silvertip bear, is any North American morphological form or subspecies of brown bear.
Nah, a ball python is fine at a petting zoo. However a 10 foot Burmese, or African rock python, definitely not.
15BlobfishA Blobfish is a pink, slimy looking sea creature that lives off the coast of New Zealand. Much like chickens, it sits on its eggs to warm them. They are critically endangered.
Hey don't diss the Blobfish they clean the ocean. - Aleehorselover
16Mountain LionThe cougar, also commonly known as the mountain lion, puma, panther, or catamount, is a large felid of the subfamily Felinae native to the Americas.
Lol, the only animals that can be in a petting zoo are farm animals, like rabbits, chickens, goats, pigs, ducks, maybe dogs and cats, or cows and horses. However NO wild animals should be in a petting zoo because they're unpredictable and downright dangerous.
17MeerkatThe meerkat or suricate is a small carnivoran belonging to the mongoose family. It is the only member of the genus Suricata.
20Bull SharkThe bull shark is a requiem shark that is considerably dangerous. These sharks live in both freshwater and saltwater environments. Bull sharks can be recognized by seeing a shark in freshwater and watching the shark due a hit and run.
21Komodo DragonThe Komodo dragon, also known as the Komodo monitor, is a large species of lizard found in the Indonesian islands of Komodo, Rinca, Flores, Gili Motang, and Padar.
23WolverineThe wolverine, Gulo gulo, also referred to as the glutton, carcajou, skunk bear, or quickhatch, is the largest land-dwelling species of the family Mustelidae.
24Snow LeopardThe snow leopard is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia. The name "Snow Leopard" is due to its white fur, and the black spots dotted over it.
25Gila MonsterThe Gila monster is a species of venomous lizard native to the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexican state of Sonora.
30DingoThe dingo is a wild dog found in Australia. Its exact ancestry is debated, but dingoes are generally believed to be descended from semi-domesticated dogs from East or South Asia, which returned to a wild lifestyle when introduced by Aborigines into Australia.
If you let your baby pet a dingo at a petting zoo, the dingo will take YOUR baby.
32LeopardThe leopard is one of the five "big cats" in the genus Panthera. It is one of the most adaptable and the most widespread big cat; it's secrets being:well camouflaged fur; its opportunistic hunting behaviour, broad diet, and strength to move heavy carcasses into trees; its ability to adapt to various ...read more.
34CheetahThe cheetah, also known as the hunting leopard, is a big cat that occurs mainly in eastern and southern Africa and a few parts of Iran. The cheetah is the fastest land animal, able to run up to 75 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds
38BobcatThe bobcat is a North American cat that appeared during the Irvingtonian stage of around 1.8 million years ago.