Top Ten Unique Animals to Have As a Pet


The Top Ten

1 Monkey Monkey Monkeys are haplorhine primates, a paraphyletic group generally possessing tails and consisting of approximately 260 known living species.

I had a dream I had a pet monkey and it kept crying so I ended up eating it - Yoshiandaglover

I have a monkey at school

If you're reading this, please don't get any exotic animals as pets. Not only is it a threat to humans (they may escape), but it is also harmful to the animals. They deserve to be in the GREAT OUTDOORS, not cramped up in your house.

This is a big risk the moght kill u!

2 Snake Snake Snakes are elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes that can be distinguished from legless lizards by their lack of eyelids and external ears. About 600 species are venomous, some of which can be fatal to humans if no medical help is sought.

They’re harmless - Yoshiandaglover

YEs snakes are my favorite type of pet after dogs but the only thing I don't like is feeding it mice

One of the most underrated and underappreciated pets out there.

Not that unique, but I am one of many who wants one. - PositronWildhawk

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3 Hedgehog Hedgehog A hedgehog is any of the spiny mammals of the subfamily Erinaceinae, in the eulipotyphlan family Erinaceidae.

Yeah totally get one if you've did research!
It won't kill you like hippos, Jaguars, etc.,

4 Frog Frog Frogs are a diverse and largely carnivorous group of short-bodied, tailless amphibians composing the order Anura.

They run away easily - Yoshiandaglover

My 9 year old cousin has one

5 Porcupine Porcupine Porcupines are rodentian mammals with a coat of sharp spines, or quills, that protect against predators.
6 Lizard Lizard Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with over 6,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains.

I have had 3 lizards in my life. They are the absolute cutest and changed me to be a better person. They are all still alive and happy today

I had two lizards once. In my home in Pennsylvania, it's too cold for lizards. They both died because they got too cold :(

7 Lamb

Only for vegans

8 Jaguar Jaguar The jaguar is a wild cat species and the only extant member of the genus Panthera native to the Americas.

Don't attempt to have one as a pet it don't end pretty

Not a good idea

9 Seal Seal Seal, known as Pinniped, is a marine carnivorous mammals native to all continents, commonly to North America and Antarctica.

This would be cool to have. - Minecraftcrazy530

10 Cow Cow Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most common type of large domesticated ungulates. They are a prominent modern member of the subfamily Bovinae, are the most widespread species of the genus Bos, and are most commonly classified collectively as Bos taurus.

Good thing I can kick beef off my diet.

The Newcomers

? Fox Fox Foxes are small to medium sized animals and belong to the Canidae family along with other animals such as jackals, wolves, and domestic dogs. There are 37 species of fox but only 12 are considered true Vulpes. A foxes main prey are birds, fish, berries, insects, and rabbits. Some of the best known species more.

A carnivorous mammal of the dog family with a pointed muzzle and bushy tail, proverbial for its cunning.

The Contenders

11 Rat Rat Rats are various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents of the superfamily Muroidea. "True rats" are members of the genus Rattus, the most important of which to humans are the black rat, Rattus rattus, and the brown rat, Rattus norvegicus.


Cutest pets

12 Hippopotamus Hippopotamus The common hippopotamus, or hippo, is a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub-Saharan Africa, and one of only two extant species in the family Hippopotamidae, the other being the pygmy hippopotamus.
13 Skunk Skunk Skunks are mammals known for their ability to spray a liquid with a strong odor. Different species of skunk vary in appearance from black-and-white to brown or cream colored, but all have warning coloration.

It will fart on me all day - Yoshiandaglover

I would train it to only spray on people that anger me >:D

14 Dolphin Dolphin Dolphins are a widely distributed and diverse group of fully aquatic marine mammals. They are an informal grouping within the order Cetacea, excluding whales and porpoises, so to zoologists the grouping is paraphyletic.

I always want a dolphin as a pet; they're amazing.

15 Sugar Glider Sugar Glider The sugar glider is a small, omnivorous, arboreal, and nocturnal gliding possum belonging to the marsupial infraclass.

They are cute and they love to just hang out in your pocket aw I love it

16 Hamster Hamster Hamsters are rodents belonging to the subfamily Cricetinae. The subfamily contains about 25 species, classified in six or seven genera.

Literally no-one has a hamster

I do. - PatrickStar3

17 Elephant Elephant Elephants are large mammals of the family Elephantidae and the order Proboscidea. Two species are traditionally recognized, the African elephant and the Asian elephant, although some evidence suggests that African bush elephants and African forest elephants are separate species.
18 Moose

If goose plural is geese then why isn’t moose meese - Yoshiandaglover

19 Naked Mole-Rat

These guys may seem ugly, but they really CAN protect against cancer.

20 Lion Lion The lion is one of the big cats in the genus Panthera and a member of the family Felidae. The commonly used term African lion collectively denotes the several subspecies in Africa.

It will eat me - Yoshiandaglover

21 Whale Whale The blue whale is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whales. At 30 metres in length and up to 173 tonnes in weight, it is the largest extant animal and is the heaviest known to have existed.
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23 Ant Ant Ants are eusocial insects of the family Formicidae and, along with the related wasps and bees, belong to the order Hymenoptera.
24 Goat Goat The domestic goat is a subspecies of goat domesticated from the wild goat of southwest Asia and Eastern Europe.
25 Axolotl Axolotl The axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum, also known as the Mexican walking fish, is a neotenic salamander related to the tiger salamander. Although the axolotl is colloquially known as a "walking fish", it is not a fish, but an amphibian.

These exotic amphians are pretty much extinct in he wild, so with the right care it's a good deed to look after them.

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